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New York State continues to hold the decision on shale gas development in stalemate, provoking calls for more transparency in the process. A decision on hydraulic fracturing in New York state has been in the works for several years. Former New York Governor David Paterson commissioned an Environmental Impact Study and Health Review in 2010,… Keep reading →

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 →