30 Jan '14, 7pm

Frackers banned from New York for at least another year

Frackers banned from New York for at least another year

Good news, New Yorkers. Your state has staved off the creepy advances of environment-trashing frackers for at least another year. While neighboring states have allowed oil and gas companies to frack freely in their Marcellus shale deposits, the Empire State declared a statewide moratorium in 2008, saying it needed time to study the impacts to water supplies and human health. The ban has attracted lawsuits from the energy industry, but fracking is so unpopular in New York that dozens of local governments have put their own bans in place , just in case the state’s is lifted. That doesn’t seem likely, at least not before April of next year. Here’s Bloomberg with Wednesday’s news : Joe Martens, who heads the Environmental Conservation Department, told lawmakers in Albany today that [Gov. Andrew] Cuomo’s proposed $137 billion budget doesn’t have any funding for oversight of hig...

Full article: http://grist.org/news/frackers-banned-from-new-york-for-a...

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