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New Ruling On State's Local Fracking Bans

AP | GEORGE M. WALSH | Posted 07.02.2013 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York municipalities can use local zoning laws to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing to drill for natural gas, a mid-lev...

Appeals Court To Consider Local New York Fracking Bans

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. — Backers of natural gas drilling and environmental advocates wrangled Thursday over whether New York's towns have the legal right ...

No Timetable For New York Fracking Decision

AP | By MARY ESCH | Posted 04.06.2013 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation has no projected date for finishing shale gas drilling rules, with c...

Social Good Stars: Gasland Movie Director Josh Fox on How Fracking Affects Us All

Amy Neumann | Posted 12.19.2012 | Impact
Amy Neumann

The power of emotional storytelling can be a strong persuader, a new way to gain attention to a cause, and an avenue to galvanize people through information to take action. And Josh Fox knows the power of storytelling well.

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...

The Fight Continues In Avon, NY

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In the latest salvo in local battles over gas drilling, a company said Monday it's shutting down wells and turning off the free ...

New York's Fracking Math Problems

Dave Colavito | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Dave Colavito

It's puzzling for some of us to reconcile the continuing rise of gasoline prices with the current boom in domestic oil and natural gas production. W...

Fracking: Ban It

Dave Colavito | Posted 04.04.2012 | New York
Dave Colavito

NY Governor Cuomo and DEC Commissioner Martens should be commended for their deliberative efforts to regulate high volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) thus far in our state, but the time has come for both men to lead.

Marcellus Shale (When It Isn't) Play

Dave Colavito | Posted 02.21.2012 | New York
Dave Colavito

If we can't rely on industry and agencies to be authentic in their word use, or provide us with adequate protection from being fracked, it's fair to ask, what can we rely on them for?

Will New Yorkers Veto Cuomo's Fracking Guidelines?

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 02.01.2012 | Green
Alison Rose Levy

Nearly two thousand attended the meeting, hosted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), to permit public spoken comment on the 15,000 page SGEIS guidelines it had produced at Governor Cuomo's request to fast-track fracking in New York State.