New York: Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State


Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State, Citing Health Risks

ALBANY — The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State, ending years of uncertainty by concluding that the controversial method of extracting gas from deep underground could contaminate the state’s air and water and pose inestimable public-health risks.

“I cannot support high volume hydraulic fracturing in the great state of New York,” said Howard Zucker, the acting commissioner of health.  READ MORE…

1 thought on “New York: Cuomo to Ban Fracking in New York State

  1. sstorch

    big woop… they banned fracking now because it is unprofitable with the current drop in pricing and new sites and contracts are not being sought after. wait till the price goes up again, then see what happens.

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