Posts Tagged ‘Hydrofracking’

Gov. Cuomo Administration Hints at Supporting Hydrofracking in Certain Municipalities

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Fracking explained. Illustration courtesy of Wiki Commons. The Cuomo administration has hinted it may allow hydrofracking to move forward only in municipalities that express support for the procedure, and this week Gov. Andrew Cuomo explicitly said that “home rule” should be a factor in deciding where to allow it. But the technology is such that drilling for natural gas in some locations [&hellip
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Back & Forth with Mark Ruffalo: Hulk smashes hydrofracking!

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

In The Avengers movie that opened this past weekend, Mark Ruffalo plays the Incredible Hulk, a creature born from a scientific experiment gone awry who joins a team of superheroes seeking to save the world. The risks of scientific progress and efforts to save the planet are also at play in his real-world battle against [&hellip
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WS POL PUSHES DRILLING MORATORIUM

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Dan Rivoli An Upper West Side state lawmaker wants a moratorium on the “hydrofracking” method of drilling for natural gas near the city’s water supply. Assembly Member Daniel O’Donnell asked for the suspension on drilling in New York State in an Oct. 1 letter to Gov. David Paterson, and state and city environmental commissioners [&hellip
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