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.
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.