New York Fracking Moratorium Considered
Published: Friday, 11 July 2014 12:04
A moratorium on high-volume, horizontal, hydraulic fracturing was passed in the New York State Assembly and delivered to the Senate. The bill, sponsored by Assemblyman Robert Sweeney, passed the Assembly by a vote of 89 to 34. If passed in the Senate, the bill, A.5424-b, would ban the drilling practice for three years from the day it is signed, according to the Legislative Gazette.
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Legislation on Mine Regulation Discussed at Hearing
Published: Friday, 27 June 2014 13:07
According to the Wisconsin Watch, a legislative hearing on a revised attempt to limit local governments’ authority to regulate nonmetallic mining, including existing frac sand mines, drew support from mining representatives but opposition from town leaders.
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