Gas Free Seneca announced Friday that the town of Skaneateles has become the 23rd municipality in the Finger Lakes region to formally oppose gas storage on Seneca Lake.

Gas Free Seneca announced Friday that the town of Skaneateles has become the 23rd municipality in the Finger Lakes region to formally oppose gas storage on Seneca Lake.
Skaneateles, in Onondaga County, joined others in passing resolution opposing the plan that includes Ontario and Yates counties, the town and city of Geneva and the city of Rochester.
The municipalities opposed request that the state Department of Environmental Conservation deny Texas-based Crestwood Midstream Partners, LP a permit to store gas along the Seneca Lake shore and in salt caverns under it.
According Gas Free Seneca, a growing number of local and regional businesses that now number 325 also oppose the project under the name Gas Free Seneca’s Business Coalition.