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Cuomo speech buoys fracking opponents

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To environmentalists, hearing political leaders call for investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency is music to the ears. And Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for both of these things in the text of his State of the State address. But right now, environmentalists are more interested in seeing what the governor decides on the controversial drilling practice of hydraulic fracturing, or hydrofracking. Hydraulic fracturing is a process where millions of gallons of water, sand and ...

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January 8, 2012
10:16 a.m.

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I guess we don't need any more cheap natural gas. We certainly don't need any jobs in NYS.

January 8, 2012
9:25 p.m.

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It will NOT bring your energy costs down. The utility companies said so.
Jobs? Maybe a few, but not enough to make it worth the risk.

January 10, 2012
11:54 a.m.

[ Flag Post ] are an idiot....I suppose all that extra gas will cause the price of gas to go up? Just across the border in PA, they are having a boom in jobs. I've been there and seen it. But you don't care about other people having you?