NY Assembly Passes Two Year Fracking Moratorium, Senate Expected to Follow

EcoWatch: In a roll call vote of 95-40, the New York State Assembly has passed a two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing or fracking, the toxic horizontal drilling process through which oil and gas is procured that`s found within shale rock basins across the country and the world. The bill, if passed by the Senate and signed off by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, would close the state`s doors to the oil and gas industry`s desire to begin operating in New York`s portion of the Marcellus Shale basin until......

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