20 Sep '12, 11am

On Our Radar: Cuomo's Fracking Deliberations

September 20, 2012, 7:49 am On Our Radar: Cuomo’s Fracking Deliberations By THE NEW YORK TIMES An environmental group sues the Cuomo administration to secure the release of documents that would shed more light on how the state drafted its plan to permit high-volume hydraulic fracturing for shale gas. It wants full disclosure of public records on communications between the governor, six other senior officials and representatives of the oil and natural gas industry. [Environmental Working Group] Five suggestions for ways that hydraulic fracturing could be made safer . [Sage Magazine] PBS NewsHour is under scrutiny for extensively quoting Anthony Watts, a meteorologist and climate change skeptic, on its blog. PBS points out that the post was an offshoot of a full broadcast piece focusing on Richard Muller, a former contrarian who now says he has no doubt that global warming i...

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