Hydraulic Fracturing


Drillers Impatient with Slow Pace of Fracking Review

Monday, November 19, 2012

Gas drilling companies in New York State says they’re “exhausted” by a more than four year long review process on whether to allow hydro fracking in New York, that they say they now fear will drag on into 2013.

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State Releases Draft Regulations on Controversial Fracking

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

State environmental regulators formally issued draft regulations on Wednesday for the controversial gas drilling technique known as fracking in the gas-rich Marcellus Shale region of southern New York.

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New Fracking Report Examines Community Impact of Gas Drilling

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

New York state regulators is set to release a study Wednesday on the impact of natural gas drilling on communities.


The Brian Lehrer Show

Fracking Ban Over?

Friday, July 01, 2011

New York's Department of Environmental Conservation has recommended that the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing be lifted outside of state-owned land, the NYC and Syracuse watersheds and within 500 feet of primary acquifers statewide. David Gahl, policy director of Environmental Advocates of New York, discusses the recommendation and the ongoing fracking controversy.

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Hundreds Turn Out for Binghamton Hearings on Fracking

Monday, September 13, 2010


Hundreds of people have turned out in Binghamton for the federal Environmental Protection Agency's final hearings on the natural gas extraction technique of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

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