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Where drillers want to use hydrofracking in New York: pending well permit applications for high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Image: Innovation Trail
Where drillers want to use hydrofracking in New York: pending well permit applications for high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Image: Innovation Trail

Why both pro- and anti-frackers welcome Gasland sequel

Monday night brought the TV premiere of Gasland II, a sequel to the original anti-hydro fracking movie.
In New York, where Governor Cuomo's decision on fracking is still on hold, both opponents and supporters of fracking say the films have helped frame the debate.  Go to full article
Drilling rig in the Marcellus Shale region. Photo: Laurie Barr
Drilling rig in the Marcellus Shale region. Photo: Laurie Barr

Court upholds local fracking bans

New York State's second highest court has ruled in favor of two towns which passed laws banning gas drilling.

In two decisions released Thursday, the court ruled unanimously in favor of local control in Dryden and Middlefield.  Go to full article

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