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.
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One month after declaring bankruptcy, two subsidiaries of Norway’s Norse Energy Corp. ASA plan to sue Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials in New York State Supreme Court in an effort to compel them to complete a supplemental generic environmental impact statement (SGEIS) on high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF).
The New York Court of Appeals on Thursday agreed to review two lawsuits that protest bans on unconventional drilling, and specifically hydraulic fracturing (fracking), that were imposed by Middlefield and Dryden, Southern Tier municipalities that top the Marcellus Shale.