Natural Gas Fracking Lawsuit Raises NEPA Questions

Greenwire: When New York's attorney general filed suit yesterday in an effort to require an environmental review before the Delaware River Basin Commission approves regulations for natural gas extraction, one entity was notably absent from the list of defendants: the commission itself. There is a reason for that, which illustrates why the lawsuit is viewed as somewhat novel in legal circles. The complaint filed by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) is an attempt to require a full environmental review......

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