Tag: Cargill

Risks of catastrophic mine flood under Cayuga Lake mount, Cuomo’s DEC guards Cargill’s secrets

Risks of catastrophic mine flood under Cayuga Lake mount, Cuomo’s DEC guards Cargill’s secrets

Last week the state Department of Environmental Conservation refused to provide a copy of a letter it received from Cargill in which the company committed to avoid mining around an area of particular rock weakness known as the Frontenac Point Anomaly, or ... MORE
Cuomo let’s Greenidge, Cargill skip environmental reviews triggering outcry, lawsuits

Cuomo lets Greenidge, Cargill skip environmental reviews triggering outcry, lawsuits

For a decade, the Cuomo Administration has narrowly applied state environmental law to a pair of Finger Lakes industrial projects in ways that favor their out-of-state owners at the expense of those most likely to be harmed. The state DEC has not ... MORE
Group calls for end to mining under Cayuga Lake after two go missing when Cargill mine roof collapses in Louisiana

UPDATE: One miner dead after Cargill incident in Louisiana, prompting calls for end to salt mining under Cayuga Lake

One miner has been found dead and another remained missing early Wednesday following a roof collapse Monday at a Cargill-operated salt mine in Louisiana, renewing concerns in New York about safety at Cargill’s huge salt mine beneath Cayuga Lake. “We wish Cargill ... MORE