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Vol 7.38   
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A major mine approved within the village limits of Ellenville in recent years has asked for permission to do bedrock blasting and opposition is rising. The eventual plan from Karen and Howard Osterhoudt is to build luxury homes in the ridgeline lands they are clearing. Photo by Chris Rowley
Mining In The Village Of Ellenville?
Blasting Proposal Draws Questions & Opposition

ELLENVILLE – The Osterhoudt gravel mine, located on the hill behind and above the McDonalds on Route 209 in Ellenville, is now seeking an amendment to their permit from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to allow blasting with explosives. The DEC is the lead agency on this application and is conducting a public scoping comment period until September 28.   > MORE

Valley Supes Tout Their Towns
RVBA Breakfast Yields NY Rising Optimism & Rainbow Diner News...
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Pine Bush Leads The Coming Season Of Great Harvest Festivals
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Reach To The Sun, The Earth...
A Look At Sustainable Energy For Home Heating
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A Legislative Management Wrinkle
Ellenville Options Stymied By Assets/Debt Stand-Off
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From Ellenville To Wurtsboro... Hang Gliding Moves To Where It's Wanted
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Regarding The Ellenville Mine Blasting - No 'Slow School Crossing' Signs - Join In With The 9/21 Climate March! - Got a Farm Bill? Thank Gibson - Obama Is Better Than Romney & Bush! - Believes The President Is A Totalitarian - Another Warning About The Blasting...
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Looking, Again, For Some Unity
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