Cuomo Just Made A Few Minor Tweaks To This Fracking Report
New York commissioned this methane groundwater study because Pennsylvania failed to.
Updated: Oct 6, 2014 3:00 PM
Officials Confirm Fracking Caused Water Contamination In Pennsylvanian Wells
Contamination ran the gamut from wastewater spills to methane gas contamination to and wells running dry, rendering the water undrinkable.
Updated: Aug 29, 2014 3:48 PM
New York Towns Can Ban Fracking, Appeals Court Rules
New York towns win some self-determination against oil companies.
Updated: Jun 30, 2014 3:21 PM
A Massive Rockaway Gas Pipeline Is Being Built Right Under Our Beaches
The company building the pipeline, and its parent company, have a long and checkered safety record.
Updated: Aug 10, 2014 11:21 AM
Fracking Decision Stalled As State Sits On Health Department Report
“Science, not emotion, will determine the outcome." Riiiiight.
Updated: Feb 13, 2013 4:39 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Video: Yoko Ono Uses Lennon Song In New Anti-Fracking Ad
t doesn't look like Governor Cuomo will be making moves to ban hydrofracking anytime soon, so Ono's made a new ad calling him out, and she's using late husband John Lennon to amplify her message.
Updated: Feb 8, 2013 2:44 PM
Gas Company Sues Town, State For Right To Hydrofrack Its Sweet, Sweet Gas
How dare ANYONE delay man's divinely ordained destiny to wring every decayed fossil out of the Earth, drinking water be damned.
Updated: Nov 29, 2012 4:27 PM
"Save Our Beer" From Fracking At The Brooklyn Brewery
Fresh fruits and veggies aren't the only things New Yorkers might lose if Governor Cuomo lifts the current moratorium on fracking: your favorite microbrew might become a thing of the past, too.
Updated: Apr 28, 2012 12:42 PM
Albany In No Hurry To Decide Hydrofracking Debate
"Economically, we need it desperately. But at the end of the day, if the scientists and geologists at the D.E.C. say 'this is not a good thing to do,' I'm not going to challenge it."
Updated: Feb 7, 2012 5:47 PM
Governor Cuomo Gambles On Gambling At State Of The State
Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his State of the State today, vowing to make 2012 the year "we must transform our government to once again become the progressive capital of our nation."
Updated: Jan 4, 2012 6:15 PM
Hydrofracking Probable Cause Of Ohio's
The state has ordered gas companies to stop injecting "millions of gallons of brine and other waste liquids" into the ground near Youngstown until scientists can pinpoint what was going on.
Updated: Jan 3, 2012 2:52 PM
EPA's Report On Hydrofracking In Wyoming May Influence Debate In New York
"It takes away the industry's claim that there has never been a documented case of groundwater contamination because of fracking."
Updated: Dec 11, 2011 12:34 PM
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