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Dr. Nirav Shah, New York State Health Commissioner. Photo: NYS DOH
Dr. Nirav Shah, New York State Health Commissioner. Photo: NYS DOH

Fracking not in NY's economic development plans

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
Photo: Emma Jacobs
Photo: Emma Jacobs

What's holding up NY's fracking decision

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.

Cuomo may soon allow limited hydro-fracking

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
Anti-fracking protesters rally. Photo: still from the Innovation Trail video

Boxes and boxes of comments for DEC on hydrofracking deadline

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

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