New Bill Would Ban Fracking Waste in New York City

EcoWatch: New York City council members Stephen Levin and Corey Johnson introduced legislation today--Introduction 853--that would ban the discharge, disposal, sale or use of any wastewater or natural gas waste produced by fracking. “Hydrofracking waste is highly toxic and doesn’t belong in any of the five boroughs,” said Council Member Stephen Levin. “With this legislation we can keep this toxic waste out of New York City and send a clear message that we are opposed to fracking in our state." “Extracting......

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