Thursday, June 21, 2012

New York Fracking Laws

  • Even New York, the state that has taken the most cautious The fracking operators almost certainly will cease to exist as legal entities after the fracking is done.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • Municipalities in New York state, one of four states home to the massive Marcellus shale formation, have passed laws bannng fracking. Opposition has also been vociferous in Colorado. Vermont recently became the first state to ban fracking altogether.
  • (CNBC)
  • Allowing fracking in a few specific areas would give energy companies the opportunity to determine the quality of New York's gas deposits, West said today in a telephone interview.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • With issues surrounding fracking, natural gas and oil dominating headlines through West Virginia and northwestern and northern Pennsylvania and into upstate New York. When Fox was offered this lease, he decided to investigate.
  • (Cincinnati CityBeat)
  • "Our mission as a public institution is to protect the public interest," said Martha McCluskey, a law professor case that regulation of fracking was working.
  • (New York Times)
  • The five property owners claim the Binghamton city council and Mayor Matthew Ryan violated state law in December comes as New York considers whether and where to allow the controversial drilling method known as fracking.
  • (Town Hall)
  • Nearly 150 municipalities across New York State have passed, or are strongly considering, laws to help protect themselves from the well documented hazards associated with fracking.
  • (Steuben Courier)
  • Seeking Middle Ground in Fracking Debate New Yorks moratorium has been a thorn in the side That would contrast with a statewide standard, as applies in Pennsylvania, where a new law has reduced local control over the industry.
  • (AOL Travel News)

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