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Friday, December 19, 2014

New York Bans Fracking After Health Report

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday it will ban hydraulic fracturing in the state after a long-awaited report concluded that the gas-drilling method poses health risks.

New York Environmental Commissioner Joseph Martens said he will issue an order early next year banning fracking, which has been under a moratorium since 2008. Once that happens, New York will join Vermont as the only states to completely prohibit fracking.

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Just as it should be. We've learned from bad experience how fragile our water supply is and have to protect it from big business, who will always find an "expert" to tell us lies and half truths.