The Siena Research Institute poll released Monday says voters statewide were split 40-40 percent when asked if the Department of Environmental Conservation should lift a 4 1/2-year-old moratorium on fracking.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is an avid fisherman and is hoping to get more New Yorkers hooked on the sport. Sport fishing is an $1.8 billion business in the state.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated Joe Martens, a key figure in some of the state’s major land acquisitions in the Adirondacks and elsewhere, to serve as commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation.