New York releases long-awaited study prompted fracking ban

EnergyWire: New York state officials yesterday finally unveiled the controversial environmental study that led to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D) decision to ban hydraulic fracturing in the Empire State. The final environmental impact statement, in the works for almost seven years, outlines the health and environmental concerns cited by Cuomo's administration in December, when acting state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said fracking's risks outweigh its potential economic benefits. The decision set off victory......

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