United States: Upstate Flooding Brings New Wrinkle to Fracking Report

New York Times: The floods in upstate New York are raising new concern about plans for natural gas drilling in New York. The areas most affected by the disaster happen to sit on the Marcellus Shale, the rich natural gas field that the natural gas industry hopes to open for future drilling using horizontal hydraulic fracturing, the controversial extraction method that is currently under public review in New York. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has set a timeline that calls for a......

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