Otsego County Government
ALBANY, N.Y. - The New York State Senate today passed a bill (S.4555A) that would allow Otsego County to withdraw from the Montgomery, Otsego, Schoharie Solid Waste Authority (MOSA) at their discretion.
ALBANY, N.Y. - State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I – Oneonta) today announced he is co-sponsoring legislation that would give local governments veto power over natural gas drilling through zoning authority.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - At the Otsego County Courthouse on Main Street, three elected officials started their new year at a joint swearing-in ceremony. All three were re-elected this past Election Day.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held the final of four meetings on the topic of Hydrofracking in Binghamton on Monday.
ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Republican candidate for congress in the 24th Congressional District, Richard Hanna, faced a tough crowd Wednesday night in Oneonta.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - A new act, called the CLEAR Act is tightening up regulations on onshore and offshore oil and gas drilling. The act covers both exploration and drilling.
COOPERSTOWN, NY (WKTV) - Protesters of natural gas drilling in Otsego County rallied in Cooperstown Wednesday, shouting their opposition to hydro-fracking.
ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Congressman Michael Arcuri was in Otsego County on Friday to discuss an amendment he has offered to the Oil Spill Accountability and Environmental Protection Act of 2010.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - More than 100 people attended Wednesday's Otsego County Board of Representatives meeting in protest of horizontal natural gas drilling, or "fracking."