Avon http://wrvo.org en New York's top court asked to hear fracking home rule cases http://wrvo.org/post/new-yorks-top-court-asked-hear-fracking-home-rule-cases <p>New York’s top court has been asked to decide whether local governments can ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing.</p><p>Last month a mid-level appeals court ruled unanimously in favor of upholding local bans in the towns of Dryden and Middlefield, meaning there’s no requirement for the case to be taken up by the top court.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:02:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 39020 at http://wrvo.org Court decision no deterrent for gas companies http://wrvo.org/post/court-decision-no-deterrent-gas-companies <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’s second highest court upheld the right for two municipalities to ban gas drilling last week. But, that decision won’t deter gas and oil producer Lenape Resources from appealing a similar ban in the upstate community of Avon. Mon, 06 May 2013 16:08:25 +0000 Kate O'Connell 37336 at http://wrvo.org Court decision no deterrent for gas companies Home rule fracking decision challenged in Avon http://wrvo.org/post/home-rule-fracking-decision-challenged-avon <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>Gas and Oil producer <a href="http://www.lenaperesources.com/" target="_blank">Lenape </a><a href="http://www.lenaperesources.com/" target="_blank">Resources</a> has filed a note of appeal as part of an attempt to overturn a court decision made in March that allowed the town of Avon to maintain its moratorium on fracking. This is the third case of this kind in upstate New York. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 20:03:46 +0000 Kate O'Connell 36796 at http://wrvo.org Home rule fracking decision challenged in Avon Avon fracking ban upheld http://wrvo.org/post/avon-fracking-ban-upheld <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>The town of Avon has become the third community in upstate New York to win a court case over the right to ban fracking operations.</p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:31:54 +0000 Kate O'Connell 35099 at http://wrvo.org Avon fracking ban upheld