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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

‘Absolutely No Plans’ in New York to Permit Fracking by 2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year does not allocate any funding toward regulating the oil and gas industry, and the state’s top regulator added that there are “absolutely no plans” to issue permits for high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF).

January 31, 2014
Legal Maneuver Launched to End New York Fracking Delay

Legal Maneuver Launched to End New York Fracking Delay

An attorney hired by two companies navigating their way through bankruptcy court has demanded that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) complete a supplemental generic environmental impact statement (SGEIS) on high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) within two weeks or face additional legal proceedings.

December 3, 2013

NY Congressman, Landowners Take Aim at Cuomo Over Fracking Delay

U.S. Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY) blasted New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, accusing the governor of stalling on a decision to possibly permit high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in the state.

November 21, 2013