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FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Zephyr Teachout: Gov. Cuomo Is ‘Scared’ To Debate

Gov. Cuomo has a comfortable lead in the polls and in fundraising, but his Democratic opponent thinks he’s running scared.

09/02/2014

Fracking equipment in South Montrose, Pa. (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

N.Y. State Health Commissioner Won’t Wait For Studies On Fracking

New 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.

03/11/2013

Fracking Rig (file / credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuomo Awaits Health Study, Delays Decision On Fracking

Cuomo is expected to announce a formal decision after the Department of Environmental Conservation completes its 5-year environmental impact study in the coming weeks.

03/03/2013

Fracking Rig (file / credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Sets Open-Ended Deadline For Fracking Health Assessment Report

The 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.

11/20/2012

Artists Against Fracking Sign (credit: CBS 2)

Lennon Family, Other Celebrities Launch Anti-Fracking Group In New York

It’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.

08/29/2012

FILE - In this April 23, 2010 photo, a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site is seen near Burlington, Pa., in Bradford County. (AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

NY DEC To Hold Hearings On Proposed Rules For Gas Drillers

New 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.

09/28/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Environmentalists Protest Against Hydrofracking Outside Gov. Cuomo’s Office

About 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.

08/13/2011

Governor David Paterson

Gov. Paterson Vetoes Natural Gas Drilling Moratorium

New York Gov. David Paterson has issued an executive order prohibiting the hydraulic fracturing process of drilling for natural gas until at least July 1.

12/11/2010