Albany, NY, Nov 21, 2012 — New York State will miss the November 29th regulatory deadline to complete a review of the health impacts of high volume hydraulic fracturing, Governor Cuomo confirmed yesterday.
The missed deadline means that March 1st next year is the earliest the final version of the regulations to govern fracking in the state will be released. Go to full article
We’re sending a strong message New Yorkers aren't confident horizontal hydrofracking can be done safely.
Albany, NY, Jan 04, 2012 — More than 100 protestors opposed to hydrofracking gathered in the Empire State Plaza Wednesday outside the auditorium where Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State address, chanting "no fracking way!" Go to full article
Maria Zobniw and her daughter Chrystia in happier times (Photo used by permission)
Binghamton, NY, Jul 02, 2009 — Three months have passed since a gunman opened fire at an immigrant services center in Binghamton. Jiverly Wong, a mentally-ill immigrant from Vietnam, murdered thirteen people before taking his own life. Brian Mann was one of the reporters NPR sent to cover the shooting. NPR asked Brian to go back to Binghamton this summer, to talk with families and to find out what happens to a community blindsided by such devastating violence. Go to full article