Committee on Energy Natural Resources

New York is becoming the center of the next battleground in an ongoing controversy over the use of hydraulic fracturing in natural gas reserve development.

Norse Energy applied to New York Department of Environmental Conservation for permission to use hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus and Utica horizontal shale wells in New York on July 14. If approved, the wells would add to the 14,000 wells already active within the state. Keep reading →