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Libous Discusses Fracking Report [AUDIO]
New York State Senator Thomas Libous was interviewed on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Thursday. He discussed his support for high-volume hydraulic fracturing and responded to questions related to a Bloomberg News report.
Libous insisted his support for fracking in the Marcellus Shale is no…
Fracking Foes Send More Letters To Cuomo
People fighting approval of high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York state are sending more messages to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Walter Hang of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting says the governor should ensure that a comprehensive public health impact study is conducted before a final d…
NY Business Leader: State Ads Are “Frustrating”
The head of a New York state coalition of business and trade groups says he's hearing plenty of questions about the television commercials people are seeing touting a "New New York."
Unshackle Upstate executive director Brian Sampson says many New York business owners he's…
35 Pounds Of Yogurt For Each New Yorker!
Yogurt production in New York state rose 25 percent last year, according to figures released by the state.
According to Governor Andrew Cuomo's office, New York yogurt processors churned out 692 million pounds of yogurt in 2012, compared to 554 million pounds in the previous year...
NY Senate May Approve Medical Marijuana Bill
State Senator Diane Savino says a measure to allow New Yorkers to use marijuana for medicinal purposes may be passed by the Senate this year.
Savino, a Staten Island Democrat, says "we are certainly a lot closer now than ever" to approval of a medical marijuana bill by both houses o…
Libous: Budget Talks Continue on Specific Issues
There's a conceptual agreement on a New York state budget but plenty of details still have to be addressed before a final spending plan is adopted by lawmakers.
Senator Thomas Libous says among the issues to be determined is the size of funding cuts for programs that help New Yorkers with disabi…
Gun Law Foes Protest In Binghamton
People opposed to New York state's recently-enacted gun regulations demonstrated in downtown Binghamton this afternoon.
John O'Brien of the town of Chenango told WNBF News he helped organize the local event.
O'Brien said hundreds of signatures had been collected to show support for Broo…
Libous Will Fight Proposed Fracking Moratorium
The New York State Assembly has approved a two-year moratorium on fracking until more scientific information is available on potential environmental and health risks.
A proposed moratorium won't be adopted unless the Senate agrees to such a move...
Video Portrays A Pro-Fracking Cuomo As Hitler
A parody video posted on YouTube depicting a pro-fracking Governor Andrew Cuomo as Adolf Hitler is generating controversy.
The video uses about three-and-a-half minutes of a 2004 film called "Downfall."
Parodies using the scene accompanied by subtitles have circulated on the Internet…
The Fracking Countdown Continues
Those who've been supporting or fighting New York State fracking regulations should soon have a better sense of what path the Cuomo administration intends to pursue regarding shale gas development.
The Department of Environmental Conservation has not indicated whether it will release an updated …

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