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January 05, 2010 < Previous Entry | Next Entry >

The Fight Against Hydraulic Fracturing is Heating Up in New York State

Dozens of New York State and City legislators and environmental activists gathered on the steps of City Hall on Monday to urge Governor Paterson to step back from the Department of Environmental Conservation’s "Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement" (SGEIS), otherwise known as the state’s proposal to drill upstate. Some participants called for a statewide ban, while others called for additional investigations.