09 Sep '11, 11pm

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The floods in upstate New York are raising new concern about plans for natural gas drilling in New York. The areas most affected by the disaster happen to sit on the Marcellus Shale, the rich natural gas field that the natural gas industry hopes to open for future drilling using horizontal hydraulic fracturing, the controversial extraction method that is currently under public review in New York. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has set a timeline that calls for a public comment period on its environmental impact document and proposed regulations by Dec. 12, with final regulations and new drilling permits envisioned for some time next year. But environmental groups and some elected officials are now calling for more time, saying floodplains maps should first be updated to take into account the recent extreme weather events and point out that such...

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