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Read the NYS executive order: | #fracking delay in NYS is due to std laws that require env. review and take time

Read the NYS executive order: | #fracking delay in NYS is due to std laws that require env. review and take time

The Department shall complete its review of the public comments, make such revisions to the Draft SGEIS that are necessary to analyze comprehensively the environmental impacts associated with high-volume hydraulic fracturing combined with horizontal drilling, ensure that such impacts are appropriately avoided or mitigated consistent with the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), other provisions of the Environmental Conservation Law and other laws, and ensures that adequate regulatory measures are identified to protect public health and the environment; and On or about June 1, 2011, the Department shall publish a Revised Draft SGEIS, accept public comment on the revisions for a period of not less than thirty days, and may schedule public hearings on such revisions to be conducted in the Marcellus shale region and New York City; and Recognizing that, pursuant to S...

Full article: http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/46288.html#41

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