Vetoing

New York Fracking Ban Bill Vetoed; SGEIS Deadline Extended

Outgoing New York Gov. David Paterson took the high road on Saturday, vetoing a bill that would have codified into law a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the state through May 15, and at the same time extending until July 1 a deadline for the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to prepare a supplemental generic environmental impact statement (SGEIS).

December 14, 2010

New York Fracking Ban Bill Vetoed

Outgoing New York Gov. David Paterson took the high road on Saturday, vetoing a bill that would have codified into law a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the state through May 15, and at the same time extending until July 1 a deadline for the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to prepare a supplemental generic environmental impact statement (SGEIS).

December 14, 2010

MARAD Says Blanco’s Objections to LNG Project May Violate Federal Law

The Maritime Administration informed Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineau Blanco last week that her reasons for vetoing McMoRan Exploration’s Main Pass Energy Hub liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal offshore Louisiana earlier this month may violate federal law.

May 23, 2006