dryden http://wrvo.org en Hydrofracking decison may impact more than just oil and gas industry http://wrvo.org/post/hydrofracking-decison-may-impact-more-just-oil-and-gas-industry <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="vertical-align:baseline">In a decision released last week, the highest court in New York ruled that local governments can ban drilling within their borders. And while hydrofracking remains on hold in the state, the ruling is expected to have a huge impact on the industry in New York if fracking is eventually permitted.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:22:28 +0000 Matt Richmond 58546 at http://wrvo.org Hydrofracking decison may impact more than just oil and gas industry Court of Appeals rules towns can ban fracking within their borders http://wrvo.org/post/court-appeals-rules-towns-can-ban-fracking-within-their-borders <p><span id="primaryContentDepotPortlet.contentDescription">In a 5-to-2 ruling, New York’s highest court has upheld the right of local governments to ban hydrofracking within their borders. The decision comes after a nearly three-year court battle over bans passed in the Towns of Dryden and Middlefield. Fracking opponents hope to now spread the bans to towns that were waiting for the court’s final ruling.</span></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:55:13 +0000 Matt Richmond 58161 at http://wrvo.org Court of Appeals rules towns can ban fracking within their borders Parties revisit home rule arguments in NY State Court of Appeals http://wrvo.org/post/parties-revisit-home-rule-arguments-ny-state-court-appeals <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The debate over whether a municipality can ban hydraulic fracturing within its borders was brought before the New York State Court of Appeals Tuesday afternoon. The Southern Tier town of </span>Dryden<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is defending its right to home rule against lawyers representing the bankruptcy trustee for Norse Energy.</span></p><p>Earthjustice managing attorney Deborah Goldberg says she feels confident bringing the case before the court because home rule is protected by the state constitution and New York isn’t alone.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:27:38 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 56791 at http://wrvo.org Parties revisit home rule arguments in NY State Court of Appeals Hydrofracking case will be heard in New York Court of Appeals http://wrvo.org/post/hydrofracking-case-will-be-heard-new-york-court-appeals <p></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 11:12:57 +0000 Matt Richmond 43433 at http://wrvo.org Hydrofracking case will be heard in New York Court of Appeals