Jan 9, 2015 10 Seneca Lake Defenders were arrested blockading the gates of Crestwood. The names of the Defenders are on our Defender page. There have been a total of 180 arrests, with 147 Seneca Lake Defenders arrested since the We Are Seneca Lake campaign started.
Jan 9, 2015
9 Seneca Lake Defenders were arrested Dec. 4, 2014 after blockading the gate at Crestwood.
Pete Angie, 34, Trumansburg, Catherine Johnson, 52, Ithaca, Margaret McCasland, 68, Lansing, Kerry Angie, 62, Aurora, Timothy Dunlap, 60, Hector, Shirley Barton, 66, Mecklenburg, Daryl Anderson, 61, Hector, Kirsten Pierce, 44, Burdett, Rosalie Richter-Goldberg, 70, Ithaca.
Dec. 4, 2014
Carrying signs identifying them as Schuyler County residents, ten local people were arrested this morning for trespassing at Texas-based Crestwood Midstream’s gas storage facility gates on the shore of Seneca Lake. These arrests follow 73 previous arrests as the ‘We Are Seneca Lake’ civil disobedience campaign enters its 6th week of blockades to stop the gas storage facility. All total, 83 arrests have now occurred at the gates of Crestwood since the campaign began on October 23. There have also been multiple rallies with hundreds of people and numerous winery owners, local businesses and health professionals.
The 10 Schuyler County residents arrested were:
Phil Davis, co-owner, Damiani Wine Cellars, 62, Hector
Paula Fitzsimmons, PA, Physician Assistant, 57, Hector
Scott Signori, owner, Executive Chef, Stonecat Cafe, 47, Hector
Audrey Southern, teacher, 31, Burdett
Daphne Nolder, pastry chef Stonecat Cafe, 29, Hector
James “Jimmer” Bond, employee Damiani Wine Cellars, 28, Hector
Chris Tate, 52, musician, Hector
Jessie Smith, employee, Glen Mountain Market, 24, Burdett
Alexandra Doniger, assistant winemaker, Hector Wine Company, Forge Cellars, 26, Hector
Kyle Barnhart, general manager, Stonecat Cafe, owner Hector Pallet, 30, Hector
Dec. 1, 2014 Blockade
On Nov.21, 2014 twelve Seneca Lake Defenders blockaded the Crestwood facility for over two hours before being arrested and charged with a trespass violation.
The 12 people arrested today are: Lyndsay Clark, 53, of Springwater; Doug Couchon, 64, of Elmira; Susan Mead 66, of Ithaca Mariah Plumlee, 35, of Covert; Irene Weiser, 56, of Caroline; Deborah Cipolla-Dennis, 49, of Dryden; Leslie Potter 70 of Big Flats, Rick Rogers 66 of Spencer, Patricia Heckart, 63 of Trumansburg; Pete Angie 34 of Ulysses; John Wertis 51 of Trumansburg; and.Carey Harben 47 of Hector.