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New York Bans Hydraulic Fracturing Statewide

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 4:01 PM EDT) -- ALBANY, N.Y. — The commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on Dec. 17 announced at a meeting of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s cabinet that he will “issue a legally binding findings statement” that will prohibit high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in the state, according to a press release.

DEC Commissioner Joe Martens told the cabinet that based on a report issued by Acting DOH Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker, which Martens commissioned as a public health review of the issues posed by high-volume...
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