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Albany Passes Hydrofracking Moratorium
Albany, NY (WIBX) - A moratorium on hydraulic fracture, the controversial method of extracting natural gas from the ground, passed by a vote of 94 - 44 in Albany last night. Lawmakers put a break on the process, which is also called hydrofracking, denying drillers the right to use the process in the…
Stockbridge-Munsee Band Of Mohicans Sign Land Deal With NYS
Wampsville, NY (WIBX) - After a traditional tribal ceremony in Wampsville this morning, Governor Paterson and other Stockville County officials signed an agreement to end a long standing land claim lawsuit, paving the way for a Wisconsin based Native American tribe to reclaim their ancestral la…
2010 High Speed Rail Conference Held In NYC
Utica, NY (WIBX) - Efforts to bring the long anticipated high speed rail to Upstate New York are moving forward with the first ever High Speed Rail Conference in the State taking place in New York City. Governor Paterson, who spoke during the event said the outcome of the project is contingent …