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Fracking Foes Call on Cuomo to Restart Environmental Review

Opponents of high-volume hydraulic fracturing have sent a message to Governor Cuomo urging him to stop the shale gas rulemaking process involving New York State's environmental regulatory agency.

The group also called on Cuomo to restart the environmental review proceeding to require public involvement in the state Department of Health impact analysis of potential fracking

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Plans More Tests on Susquehanna River Water

No chemical contamination related to fracking activity in Pennsylvania has been detected in the river that's used as a source for the city of Binghamton's drinking water.

Mayor Matthew Ryan says test results conducted on samples from the Susquehanna River revealed no pollution problems that could be linked to gas drilling outside New York state

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IOGA Urges Cuomo To Move Forward With Fracking Review

Members of the Independent Oil and Gas Association in New York State are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to get off the dime when it comes to a review of hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in the state

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Is There An Unplugged Gas Well Near Your Home?

Searchable maps with information about thousands of unplugged, abandoned gas and oil wells in upstate New York are being made available by an environmental data collection company.

Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, says the details about 5,046 old wells in 38 counties had not been available to the public

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NYS Court Rules Against Fracking Moratorium

A New York State Supreme Court judge has ruled that the City of Binghamton's moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas cannot stand.

The City's moratorium was put into place back in December of 2011

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Lawyer: Southern Tier Homeowners Should Learn About Gas Leases

An attorney from Westchester County is advising homeowners in Broome, Tioga and nearby counties to find out how gas drilling in the region could affect them, whether or not they sign a gas lease.

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State Lawmakers And Environmental Activists Express Opposition To Hydro Fracking
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Libous Receives Threats as Fracking Debate Heats Up

The gas drilling debate is beginning heat to a boiling point throughout the Southern Tier.

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Don Morgan

Natural Gas Field Development Continuing

In spite of rumors of lower natural gas prices slowing drilling activity in Northeastern Pennsylvania, activity is being observed in Bradford County and established wells.  Recently, a man appeared behind our camper with some survey equipment in view of one of the many gas pads in the area

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BU Faculty, Students Join Fracking Foes

Some Binghamton University faculty members, staff and students are expressing support for a Vestal group that's opposed to fracking in the town.

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Cuomo: Fracking Faces Legal Challenges

Governor Andrew Cuomo is suggesting there's not likely to be any fracking in the Marcellus Shale of New York state very soon.

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