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).
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Just days after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed last year by New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the official hinted that he could file another lawsuit if natural gas drilling moves forward in the Delaware River Basin.
Officials in the Town — not the City — of Rochester, NY, are considering a ban on natural gas extraction.
A coalition of New York landowners who support natural gas development came to the state capital on Wednesday to meet elected officials backing their cause and to deliver them a six-point landowners’ “declaration of rights.”