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The Anti-Frackers Return



From the Morning Memo:
Last year, for the first time in a long time, the highly energized and organized anti-fracking movement gathered in Albany on State of the State day to cheer – rather than jeer – Gov. Cuomo.

Activists speak on fracking hazards

BINGHAMTON, N.Y.

Opponents of hydrofracking are warning the public about numerous accidents, spills and disasters that have taken place across the State.

Environmental Advocates Call on Governor to Deny Pending Oil Projects


BINGHAMTON, N.Y.-- Fires, explosions, spills, ruptures, and toxic discharges. Toxics Targeting President Walter Hang said there are more than 100 documented incidents of these across the state of New York.

Battle over Pipelines as State Certification Looms


One of the main opponents of fracking is now setting his sights on proposed pipeline projects in New York.

'Toxics Targeting' against proposed pipelines

(WBNG Binghamton) A local environmental database firm is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to deny certification for new and expanding natural gas pipelines.

Fight over fracking lingers in New York









ALBANY, N.Y. — When New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration first said it would ban large-scale hydraulic fracturing, it was hailed as a victory for vocal environmentalists and fracking opponents and a stunning defeat for the natural-gas industry.

The battle over fracking in New York may not be over




ALBANY – When Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration first said it would ban large-scale hydraulic fracturing, it was hailed as a victory for vocal environmentalists and fracking opponents and a stunning defeat for the natural-gas industry.

Gas companies may sue N.Y. State over fracking ban









A natural gas drilling rig at in Zelienople, Pa.
(Photo: AP)



ALBANY – When Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration first said it would ban large-scale hydraulic fracturing, it was hailed as a victory for vocal environmentalists and fracking opponents and a stunning defeat for the natural-gas industry.

Can ‘waterless fracking’ in New York sidestep Cuomo’s ban?








Oct. 8, 2015: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces New York's involvement in the Under 2 MOU coalition in New York. (AP)

The administration of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has shown no signs of backing off the statewide prohibition on hydraulic fracturing the Democrat announced at the end of last year.

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