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Legislature Dems seek fracking ban

A day after the Rochester City Council voted to extend a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the city, Democrats in the Monroe County Legislature are calling for an outright ban on this controversial form of drilling for natural gas. Joined ...

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Brighton to hold hearing on fracking ban

After a year with a temporary ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing in place, the town of Brighton may be willing to go a step farther. A public hearing on enacting an outright ban on this form of drilling for shale ...

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Coalition launched to work for NY fracking ban

ALBANY — Dozens of grassroots environmental groups are joining forces to launch a coordinated campaign to ban natural gas development using high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York state. The effort launched Monday comes as the state Department of Environmental Conservation ...

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