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New York’s NatGas Industry Still On Defense as Enviros Step Up Fight

New York’s NatGas Industry Still On Defense as Enviros Step Up Fight

It was in May, about two years after New York officially banned high volume hydraulic fracturing, that a coalition of more than 40 business, labor and industry interests came together to defend and promote natural gas development in the state.

November 27, 2017
NY Part 1: NatGas Hits Political Wall in New York, As Industry Fights Losing Battle

NY Part 1: NatGas Hits Political Wall in New York, As Industry Fights Losing Battle

*Part one of four. This series examines the effects New York state’s energy policies are having on Appalachian natural gas producers, consumers and the Northeast. It explores the political, operational and economic issues related to the state government’s position on natural gas. Part one explores Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s role in fermenting that position and what it’s meant for infrastructure projects trying to pass through the state.

August 25, 2017

NY Governor Nixes Port Ambrose LNG Import Terminal

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday vetoed the Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port, citing security and economic concerns along with the project’s potential to harm offshore wind development.

November 12, 2015

New York Officially Bans High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing

New York officially banned high-volume hydraulic fracturing in the Empire State on Monday, after the state Department of Environmental Conservation issued a findings statement on the practice.

June 29, 2015

New York Officially Bans High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing

New York officially banned high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in the Empire State on Monday, after the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued a findings statement on the practice.

June 29, 2015

Fracking Discussed at Lone Gubernatorial Debate in New York

The issue of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) came up during the only debate scheduled among the candidates running for governor in New York, in a race that two polls predict should be an easy win for the incumbent, Democrat Andrew Cuomo.

October 23, 2014

Poll Shows Uptick in Opposition to Fracking in New York State

A new poll shows opposition to hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has hit a new high among voters in New York State. Most poll respondents agreed that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been avoiding making a decision about the practice.

August 26, 2014

NY State Senator: Fracking Possible After November Election

A state senator in New York State said he believes Gov. Andrew Cuomo will come out in support of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) after the gubernatorial election in November, and allow some form of the practice to take place, perhaps as early as January 2015.

May 22, 2014
New York Landowners’ Group Sues Governor, State Officials

New York Landowners’ Group Sues Governor, State Officials

A coalition of New York landowners that supports natural gas development filed a lawsuit Friday in the state Supreme Court against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the state departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Health (DOH) and their respective commissioners over delays in considering high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF).

February 18, 2014