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Dozens Come Out To Protest Gas Drilling In Broome County



Dozens of gas drilling demonstrators gathered outside the Broome County Legislature to get their voice heard.

The group gathered to oppose the Inflection Energy proposal to lease mineral rights on Broome County public property.

The group believes there was not enough analysis of the Marcellus Shale, and that could be dangerous.

"Number one, we haven't even adopted regulations in New York State that can assure that thias kind of Marcellus Shale Horizontal HydroFraking can be done safely. Number 2 the department of environmental conservation made it perfectly clear to Broome County that their environmental assessment was completely inadequate." said Walter Hang

Besides citizens of Broome County, Binghamton University and NYRAD members were their to protest.