Recently-released documents suggest the Cuomo administration was aware of a Tioga County propane fracking proposal when it acted to restrict high-volume hydraulic fracturing. Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, said he sought documents from the Department of Environmental Conserv…
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is being asked to approve a form of fracking in Tioga County that is different than the high-volume hydraulic fracture drilling that is banned in New York State.
The Conklin Town Supervisor says he wasn’t really serious when he said the Southern Tier of New York should secede and become part of Pennsylvania after an indefinite ban on high-volume hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in New York was declared in December.
Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi says he's pleased the Cuomo administration has rejected hydrofracking in New York State for the foreseeable future, until more data on its possible health and environmental effects can be collected.