County passes resolutions hoping to profit from natural gas

NORWICH Chenango County lawmakers passed two resolutions Monday that would make extracting natural gas from county-owned properties potentially more profitable.



Supervisors unanimously requested that New York State enact legislation allowing the county to lease rights to extract and transport natural gas for more than five years and to lease subsurface rights for the extraction of the gas and/or installation of transmission pipelines under Cook Park in Greene.


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