May 23, 2013 — Governor Cuomo, who still has not issued a decision on whether hydro fracking should be allowed in New York, is backing further away from the controversial gas drilling process in his economic development plans for the future. Go to full article
Apr 12, 2013 — Governor Cuomo's health commissioner is expected to release a health report on hydraulic fracturing soon, at least according to a timetable announced in late February. But the Cuomo Administration has already missed several deadlines on fracking, and now that decision seems to be yet again in limbo. Go to full article
...The Department of Environmental Conservation needs the resources and the staff to oversee the state's laws and regulations.
Albany, NY, Jul 04, 2012 — Governor Cuomo is indicating he may very soon release a plan to begin limited hydro-fracking in New York. However, the state legislature left for the summer without acting on any legislation that would speed up the process, or slow it down. Go to full article
Anti-fracking protesters rally. Photo: still from the Innovation Trail video
Albany, NY, Jan 11, 2012 — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has a lot of reading to do about hydrofracking. The deadline to comment about new regulations was midnight. The DEC already had more than 21,000 comments on the issue. And yesterday, both supporters and opponents of the controversial gas-drilling technique brought box after box filled with more comments. Go to full article