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Obama Will Tour Fracking Hot Spots Without Governor

AP | By MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo will avoid a potentially dicey political conflict by not accompanying President Barack Obama to parts of upsta...

Measuring Fracking's True Methane Footprint

Posted 03.27.2013 | Green

From EarthTechling's Beth Buczynski: Anti-fracking activists in New York State have conducted one of the first methane baseline assessments on an a...

Natural Gas' Methane Leaks Damage Its Credibility

Swara Salih | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green
Swara Salih

Just as the natural gas industry must mitigate the poisonous effect hydrofracking has on our aquifers, it must also ensure accidental methane emissions are kept to a minimum. Only then could it serve to help steer our society away from coal and petroleum based energies.

NY Agency Requests More Time For Fracking Health Study

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2013 | Green

By Peter Rudegeair NEW YORK, Nov 29 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration will delay a decision on whether to o...

NY Fracking Regulations Decision Delayed Into 2013, Governor Says

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A health impact review of shale gas drilling by national experts will make it impossible to meet a looming deadline for new frac...

Scarlett Johansson Hosts 'Gasland' Benefit To Speak Out Against Fracking

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.20.2012 | New York

Public health advocates may have scored a victory when New York called for a review of the effects of hydraulic fracturing, further delaying any poten...

Cuomo Pressured On Both Sides To Make Fracking Decision

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Town officials and landowners eager for shale gas drilling to begin in southern New York are pressing Gov. Andrew Cuomo to appro...

Over 1,000 Demonstrators Rally Against NY Fracking

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 1,000 demonstrators marched to New York's state Capitol on Monday to keep up the pressure on Gov. Andrew Cuomo as he p...

PHOTOS: New Yorkers Protest Fracking Outside Cuomo Summit

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.22.2012 | New York

On the heels of Monday's report revealing New York state is set to allow hydraulic fracturing, over 350 people gathered outside a policy summit hosted...

New York Makes Crucial Decision On Fracking

Posted 08.20.2012 | New York

Despite ongoing protests in hopes to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York, CBS reports the state is about to green-light the controversial practice. A...

Cuomo's Fracking Plan May Further Divide Energy Camps

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 08.13.2012 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Landowners along New York's southern border who support natural gas drilling are cheered by reports that the Cuomo administratio...

Hydrofracking: A Bad Bet for the Environment -- and the Economy

Paul Gallay | Posted 03.06.2012 | Green
Paul Gallay

If Gov. Cuomo gives fracking the green light, watch out. The drillers are going to have one hell of a party, and we New Yorkers will end up with the hangover.

An Open Letter to Gov. Cuomo and DEC Commissioner Martens

Dave Colavito | Posted 12.05.2011 | New York
Dave Colavito

I've read your report on hydraulic fracturing, and I couldn't find anything that proposes requiring compensation for people who might experience damage to their property, contamination of their water, or adverse health affects.