Zephyr Teachout: Gov. Cuomo Is 'Scared' To DebateGov. Cuomo has a comfortable lead in the polls and in fundraising, but his Democratic opponent thinks he's running scared.
N.Y. State Health Commissioner Won't Wait For Studies On FrackingNew York State Health Commissioner Nariv Shah said Monday that he will not wait for the completion of any studies, and plans a recommendation “in weeks” on whether the state should approve hydraulic fracturing.
Cuomo Awaits Health Study, Delays Decision On FrackingCuomo is expected to announce a formal decision after the Department of Environmental Conservation completes its 5-year environmental impact study in the coming weeks.
Gov. Cuomo Sets Open-Ended Deadline For Fracking Health Assessment ReportThe deadline was set for next week for the state to complete its review of hydraulic fracturing, a process that uses water and chemicals to extract natural gas from the earth.
Lennon Family, Other Celebrities Launch Anti-Fracking Group In New YorkIt's star-power versus the energy industry, as the widow and son of the late John Lennon announced a campaign to prevent natural gas hydrofracking in New York State. Despite the big names involved, supporters of fracking said they won't back down.
NY DEC To Hold Hearings On Proposed Rules For Gas DrillersNew York environmental regulators have issued proposed regulations for hydraulic fracturing of natural gas in New York state and now they want the public to weigh in.
Environmentalists Protest Against Hydrofracking Outside Gov. Cuomo's OfficeAbout two dozen protesters were outside Cuomo's office calling on him to ban hydrofracking. The process uses water and chemicals to extract natural gas from the earth.
Gov. Paterson Vetoes Natural Gas Drilling MoratoriumNew York Gov. David Paterson has issued an executive order prohibiting the hydraulic fracturing process of drilling for natural gas until at least July 1.