Independent Oil and Gas Association en Shah’s resignation no surprise, say both sides of fracking debate <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>There’s a "Help Wanted" sign at the state Department of Health after Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah announced his resignation effective at end of June.</p><p>The commissioner is unlikely to see out the release of a long-awaited health review on the impact of hydrofracking that he was commissioned to produce by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in November 2012.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:54:07 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 54120 at Shah’s resignation no surprise, say both sides of fracking debate Controversy causes fracking consultant to resign from industry lobby group <p>Opponents of hydrofracking are charging there’s a potential conflict of interest with a consultant to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s environmental agency. They are asking that the years-long review of fracking in New York state be restarted. The controversy caused the consultant in question to sever all ties with a gas industry lobby group. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:52:32 +0000 Karen DeWitt 36773 at Drillers impatient with slow pace of fracking review <p>Gas drilling companies in New York state says they’re “exhausted” by a more than four-year long review process on whether to allow hydrofracking in New York, that they say they now fear will drag on into 2013. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:09:55 +0000 Karen DeWitt 29410 at