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NY signals slowdown in drilling review

ALBANY — Gas-drilling opponents are praising the state’s environmental commissioner for extending an advisory panel’s review of hydraulic fracturing of gas wells in New York’s part of the Marcellus Shale formation. Joe Martens, who heads the Department of Environmental Conservation ...

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Cornell economist: Pa. drilling affects NY

ITHACA — A Cornell University economist says the community effects of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas are already apparent in New York’s Southern Tier, even though gas development has been on hold in the region for three years.

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Drilling group offers paid trip to energy hearing

SCRANTON, Pa. — A natural gas industry group is offering an all-expenses paid trip to pro-drilling landowners in the Northeast's Marcellus Shale to get them to attend a public meeting by the U.S. Department of Energy on the issue of hydraulic fracturing, a newspaper reported Friday.

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Suit shows fracking could have local impact

As promised, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman filed a suit in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on Tuesday against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the Department of the Interior ...

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