About Michael Virtanen

Michael Virtanen is a former Explorer staff reporter who also previously worked as a correspondent for the Associated Press and for daily newspapers in Albany, Utica and Amsterdam, N.Y.

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  1. Bill Miner says

    I live on NY State Highway 3 in Pitcairn. I am very concerned about the excessive use of road salt. I believe it is only a matter of time before my well becomes contaminated. My property will then become worthless. How do I find out more about this lawsuit? How can I join?

    Bill Miner

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Is the state kicking the can into another winter season? WAITING FOR THE ROAD SALT REPORT

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