More than 500 residents of the Southern Tier protested the governor’s decision to ban fracking in New York State, Monday night in Binghamton. Landowners are unhappy with the ban believing fracking will improve the area’s economy. Although the decision has been made, The Joint Landowners Coalition said they will be looking to federal politicians and others to help them decide what do do after the e
New York State’s court of appeals will hear arguments in the case of an anti-hydrofracking law passed two years ago in the towns of Middlefield in Otsego County and Dryden in Tompkins County.
A new poll released Wednesday found opposition to natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale is growing in New York. This comes as Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration weighs whether to allow shale-gas drilling in the state.
Over 150 local union laborers rallied in Binghamton with one message last week: ‘It’s time for new jobs; it’s time for new economic growth; it’s time for safe natural gas drilling."