Marcellus Shale http://wrvo.org en Bankrupt hydrofracking company sues Cuomo administration over delays http://wrvo.org/post/bankrupt-hydrofracking-company-sues-cuomo-administration-over-delays <p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:55:21 +0000 Karen DeWitt 48800 at http://wrvo.org Bankrupt hydrofracking company sues Cuomo administration over delays Hydrofracking decision in New York weighs on supporters, detractors alike http://wrvo.org/post/hydrofracking-decision-new-york-weighs-supporters-detractors-alike <p>New York today enters into the sixth year of a defacto moratorium on whether to allow hydrofracking in the state. Business and industry groups are expressing dismay over what they say is too long a delay.</p><p>In the summer of 2008, then Gov. David Paterson and the legislature imposed an actual moratorium in New York on the gas drilling process known as hydrofracking. After it expired, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s environmental agency began an extended review.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:02:41 +0000 Karen DeWitt 41556 at http://wrvo.org Hydrofracking decision in New York weighs on supporters, detractors alike Pro-frackers rally at the state Capitol http://wrvo.org/post/pro-frackers-rally-state-capitol <p>The New York state Capitol has been the scene of numerous noisy demonstrations on hydrofracking. But on Monday, it was supporters of gas drilling, not opponents, who were protesting. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 15:30:18 +0000 Karen DeWitt 27579 at http://wrvo.org Pro-frackers rally at the state Capitol As New York's fracking decision nears, legal battles loom http://wrvo.org/post/new-yorks-fracking-decision-nears-legal-battles-loom <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>New York State is poised to issue its final plans for regulating hydrofracking. But even with a decision imminent, there’s no guarantee this controversy will die down.</p><p>Instead, the fight will likely head to the courts. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:11:33 +0000 Marie Cusick 25496 at http://wrvo.org As New York's fracking decision nears, legal battles loom Anti-fracking protestors go wherever Cuomo goes http://wrvo.org/post/anti-fracking-protestors-go-wherever-cuomo-goes <p>Whenever Governor Andrew Cuomo goes out in public these days, he seems to have a shadow. Hydrofracking foes want to keep the pressure on the governor as a decision about the controversial drilling method nears.<br> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:01:19 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24890 at http://wrvo.org Anti-fracking protestors go wherever Cuomo goes Study finds high risk to drinking water from fracking wastewater http://wrvo.org/post/study-finds-high-risk-drinking-water-fracking-wastewater <p>A new study on managing wastewater produced by hydraulic fracturing finds the biggest risk of contamination to drinking water supplies occurs during the disposal process.</p><p><a href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01757.x/full" target="_blank">The report</a> is by Stony Brook University and was published this month in the journal "Risk Analysis."</p><p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:51:59 +0000 Ryan Delaney 24438 at http://wrvo.org Study finds high risk to drinking water from fracking wastewater Pro, anti fracking advocates clash in Albany http://wrvo.org/post/pro-anti-fracking-advocates-clash-albany <p>Supporters and opponents of a plan to allow limited hydrofracking in New York&rsquo;s Southern Tier region confronted each other at the state Capitol .</p><p>For months, the Cuomo administration has been signaling that it might permit the gas drilling process known as hydrofracking in a few areas in the Marcellus Shale region where the majority of people in communities want the gas drilling process to begin.</p><p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:20:55 +0000 Karen DeWitt 20989 at http://wrvo.org