Cuomo Administration to Ban Fracking
Ending years of waiting on both sides of the hydrofracking debate, the Cuomo administration today announced it would ban hydrofracking, citing health concerns.
At an afternoon cabinet meeting, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens said Wednesday afternoon he would ban fracking in NY.
This comes moments after state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker said the "science isn't there" to support moving forward with fracking. Both the DEC and state... more