How would you feel if New York State wanted to put a nuclear waste dump near your home? It almost happened to the residents of Caneadea, NY in Allegany county a little more than 20 years ago.  It still gives me chills when I think about what could have happened. Thank God the people of Caneadea and the surrounding towns of Angelica and Belfast were able to put a stop to this before it could happen. This was your classic David verses Goliath story. In the end, good won out over evil.  New York State's proposal was struck down in a court of law. [Read more here]