February 3, 2012

Industry Backing Distorts Drill Debate

Ronald Fraser, Buffalo News


AP

Officials in Albany will soon decide whether to authorize horizontal hydraulic fracturing, a controversial gas drilling process. While citizens have written thousands of letters to the governor and the Department of Environmental Conservation protesting the health and environmental risks associated with fracking, the gas industry has been busy writing checks to Albany decision-makers. . .

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TAGGED: New York, Environmentalism, Shale Gas Production, Natural Gas, Fracking, Buffalo News

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