03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NYC watershed report bolsters case for DeGette FRAC Act

New York City's Department of Environmental Protection last week issued a report that casts serious doubts on the common natural gas drilling process of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," which injects water, sand and chemicals deep underground to free up more gas.

A looming drilling boom in the Marcellus Shale of

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