New Yorkers want fracking, but see consequences

Reuters: New York State voters want the economic benefits of drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale more than they fear its environmental impact, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday. Nearly 60 percent of voters say there should be a new tax on drilling companies, the poll found. A majority of Republican voters and men said the state should throw open its share of one of the world's richest natural gas deposits to drilling, while most Democrats and women oppose it......

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