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Thousands of last-minute fracking comments delivered to DEC

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 05:09 PM

By the Innovation Trail's Marie Cusick

As of Monday, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) had received a record-breaking 20,800 public comments on the latest draft of its review of hydrofracking.

But by Tuesday, the agency had its hands full with thousands of more comments arriving at the 11th hour.

The deadline for submitting a public comment to the DEC about hydrofracking is Wednesday, January 11th.

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