A bill passed the Assembly Environment Committee that would limit the treatment, disposal, and storage of the waste water from the controversial procedure, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that now is the perfect time for buildings to convert to cleaner heating fuels and the city wants to help them do it, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.
New York is considering allowing hydraulic fracturing in the Catskills. “Fracking” is a controversial method of drilling for natural gas beneath shale rock.
PSE&G crews worked to clamp the main along Pacific Avenue near Grand Street.
A natural gas pipeline bound for Manhattan is planned to go under parts of Hudson County and both supporters and opponents got to voice their opinions at a meeting in Jersey City on Wednesday night.
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.
Backup generators kicked in, but operators reduced power at one Indian Point unit to about 70 percent as a precaution.
The NY1-YNN-Marist College poll released Tuesday night shows 49 percent of the adults living nearby are against closing Indian Point.
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.
Lower natural gas prices are helping to reduce electricity bills, and Connecticut consumers are getting another break.
Just as everyone is turning on their air conditioners comes word that natural gas prices may push up the wholesale cost of electricity by 22 percent.
Most U.S. homeowners should get some relief on their heating bills this winter.
The process, called hydraulic fracturing or fracking, releases natural gas from rock thousands of feet underground.