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Coalition launched to seek hydrofracking ban

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Dozens of grassroots environmental groups are joining forces to launch a coordinated campaign to ban natural gas development using high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York state. The effort launched today comes as the state Department of Environmental Conservation works to complete a four-year review of whether shale gas development using the controversial technology known as “fracking” can be done safely under strict regulations. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said a decision on whether to permit fracking ...

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March 26, 2012
5:19 p.m.

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Are we supposed to live in caves with wood camp fires? Oh wait, we can't do that either.