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New York Hydraulic Fracturing

De Blasio Speaks Out Against Fracking

Posted 01.24.2014 | New York

Speaking to reporters in Washington, D.C. Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio voiced his "firm" opposition to hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as frac...

New York's Energy Plan Has Very Obvious Omission

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's newly released energy plan calls for increased use of renewable energy and clean technology and anticipates reduced u...

Cuomo Reportedly Changes Course On Fracking After RFK Jr. Calls

AP | By MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.02.2013 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo came as close as he ever has to approving fracking last month, laying out a limited drilling plan for...

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...

New York Regulators Expect To Miss Deadline For Finalizing Fracking Rules

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators expect to reopen their rulemaking process for natural gas drilling using hydraulic fracturing, casting doubt...

NY To Review Fracking Health Impacts Before Lifting Moratorium

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 11.21.2012 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's health commissioner and "qualified outside experts" will review the health impacts of shale gas drilling before a mor...

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...

New York Debates How To Handle Contaminated Fracking Wastewater

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 04.21.2012 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — One of the most contentious issues in the debate over shale gas drilling in New York's share of the Marcellus Shale region — h...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Future Of New York's Fracking Moratorium In Question (UPDATED)

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green

Environmental groups were up in arms on Thursday as news percolated that New York State's moratorium on natural gas exploration using a contentious te...