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Con Edison imposes gas moratorium in Westchester County

ALBANY — Businesses, developers and homeowners looking to switch to natural gas from oil or get service for new construction projects in much of southern Westchester County are out of luck.

Environmental activists say thousands of oil spills remain across state

ALBANY — Thousands of petroleum oil spills at storage facilities, pipelines and places like gas stations across the state have not been properly cleaned up, according to documents from the New York Public Interest Research Group and Toxics Targeting.

Defunct pipeline still causing contamination, activist alleges

Contamination from a defunct Standard Oil pipeline hasn't been properly cleaned up in New York, according to documents compiled by an anti-fracking activist.

Environmental group releases record of spills at pipeline proposed for expansion

ALBANY — A gas pipeline proposed for expansion has been beset by a series of spills dating back to the early 1990s, according to documents obtained by an environmental group.

State asks for more information on potentially allowable fracking plan

ALBANY — The state Department of Environmental Conservation is requesting more information about a proposal to frack for natural gas in the Southern Tier using propane and sand rather than water.

New York energy policy now an issue in Clinton-Sanders contest

ALBANY — Hillary on fracking. Bernie on Indian Point.

Energy policy in New York has entered the national conversation as the media focuses on the state's April 19 presidential primary, one of the most competitive in years.

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