Fracking/Gas Drilling

Fracking fight almost over: NY is one step closer to a ban on fracking

Riverkeeper’s statement on the environmental review that lays the groundwork for NY’s fracking ban

The Cuomo administration's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) just released its long anticipated environmental review that lays the groundwork for ban of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” for natural gas in New York. Learn More

Albany County Bans the Dumping of Fracking Waste in Landfills

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In the absence of a statewide ban on fracking waste, the Albany County Legislature unanimously passed a local law which bans fracking waste from entering landfills within the county. Learn More

Fracking waste: Should we be concerned?

States Fail to Properly Manage Fracking Waste, Says Groundbreaking Report

Any solution? A clash over safe road brine sources

Why Andrew Cuomo Banned Fracking in New York

Environmentalists make their post-fracking plans

NY Fracking Ban Decision Elicits Different Reactions

Cuomo bans fracking in New York