Fate of Fracking in New York to Be Decided This Spring

March 21, 2013, 9:35 am

Possibly the most important decision regarding high volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, will be made this spring.

New York Fracking Health Study to Be Complete in Weeks

March 11, 2013, 3:17 pm

The health study to determine if hydraulic fracturing can be done safely in New York State will be wrapped up “in weeks.”

Fracking Ban Pushing Industry Out of New York

March 6, 2013, 10:54 pm

Patience is wearing thin for farmers and oil and gas companies who are ready to cash in on the natural gas boom in upstate New York.

New York Town Sued Over Ban on Discussing Fracking

February 13, 2013, 6:17 pm

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit against officials in the western New York town of Sanford for violating free speech rights after it enacted a ban against discussing [...]

Domestic Oil Production Rises as Consumption Falls

February 13, 2013, 7:05 am

Gas prices continue to steadily climb despite recent data showing a rise in domestic production and a drop in consumption

New Fracking Film An Answer to ‘Gasland’

February 7, 2013, 7:00 am

“FrackNation” is an anomaly in the debate on fracking, in that it is not made by a gas company but is pro-fracking. If you have seen “Gasland,” it is worth 1 hour and [...]

2012 and Beyond: Moratorium on Fracking in NY Survives Another Year

December 30, 2012, 4:49 am

The debate on hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as fracking, 2013 will open up much like 2012—with yet another public comment period.

Public Comment Period on Fracking Regulations in New York Begins Wednesday

December 11, 2012, 10:14 pm

New Yorkers wishing to express their comments on the updated hydraulic fracturing regulations can begin submitting their comments Wednesday through Jan. 11, 2013.

Experts Chosen to Review Fracking Health Study

November 19, 2012, 12:42 am

New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah and other experts, are reviewing the state’s environmental study on shale gas development with regard to hydraulic fracturing.

US Can Achieve Energy Self-Sufficiency by 2035, Says Report

November 14, 2012, 1:09 am

Not too long ago, only dreamers believed in energy self-sufficiency in the United States. Now it is official. At least according to a report issued by the International Energy [...]

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