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Two court rulings upheld local bans on hydraulic fracking in New York State. MetroFocus looks at which towns might be next in the ongoing judicial battle.
A boisterous group of more than 1,000 people showed up at a public hearing in TriBeCa on Nov. 30 to voice their opinion on hydraulic fracking. Unlike in more fracking-friendly upstate New York, the crowd was -- by an extremely rough estimate -- about 99 percent against, and 1 percent (familiar numbers?) for fracking.
On Nov. 18, a multi-state agency cancelled its upcoming vote on whether to frack in the Delaware River watershed -- which brings water to half of New York City.
Indian Point, the nuclear power plant that sits on a fault line just north of New York City, has prompted fears of meltdown in the wake of 9/11 and Fukushima. Is it time to shut it down?
In opposition to a state law, towns across New York have passed local bans on hydraulic fracking.. Now, the gas industry is suing for the right to drill.VIDEO
On Sept. 13, New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner gave an exclusive interview to the Capitol Report's Susan Arbetter about hydraulic fracking in the state.VIDEO