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Crestwood protesters sentenced in Reading Town Court

On Wednesday, a handful of members from the We Are Seneca Lake group were sentenced in Reading Town Court related to protesting incidents at the Crestwood Facility in Schuyler County.

The eight members all plead guilty to disorderly conduct. They were accused of blocking traffic on Route 14 near the facility.

According to the Ithaca Journal and the Schuyler County District Attorney’s Office the following individuals face a community service obligation for their charge:

  • Marguerite J. Abbott, of Geneva, was fined.
  • James V. Connor, of Trumandsburg, received six hours community service.
  • Ryan C. Goetz, of Woodstock, received six hours community service.
  • Deborah A. Guard, of Schenectady, received six hours community service.
  • Charon J. Kahkonen, of Trumansburg, received 12 hours community service.
  • Edward M. Nizalowski, of Bershire, received 12 hours community service.
  • Gloria Jeanne Olivett, of Jacksonville, received 24 hours community service.
  • Hervie L. Harris, of Elmira, received 18 hours community service

We Are Seneca Lake has been heavily involved with protesting the proposed actions by Crestwood Midstream, who currently has a plan to store LPG at the southern end of Seneca Lake in abandoned salt caverns.

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