NEW PALTZ, NY (WAMC) - Hydraulic Fracturing seems to be on everyone’s radar. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports on the remaining questions about the cost to New York State and the impact on the environment and human health.
State Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, took his anti-fracking message to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s backyard today. Ball stopped in Mount Kisco to say Cuomo should tour Pennsylvania to see how hydrofracking has “ravaged” those communities. He called on the governor to take steps to protect New Yorkers from such dangers and tried to build support for his Property Owners Bill of Rights, which would set new standards for hydrofracking — the controversial process of extracting natural gas from rock — in New York’s Southern Tier.
In contrast to the cool, crisp air and the beautiful sunshine outside Mount Kisco Village Hall Monday, State Sen. Greg Ball delivered a heated speech on hydraulic fracturing, calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to extend the state’s public hearing on the controversial method of extracting natural gas from the earth.
SOMERS, N.Y. – State Senator Greg Ball is expected to take his anti-hydrofracking message to the Westchester home of NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Monday with a planned news conference calling on the Governor to “protect New Yorkers from the potentially devastating effects of hydraulic fracturing.” In his Oct. 13 appearance at the Somers Town Board meeting, State Sen. Greg Ballspoke heatedly about hydrofracking in New York State.
PEEKSKILL, NY – State Senator Greg Ball visited the city’s One-Stop Employment Center Thursday with city officials to get a better understanding of the services the center provides and get people back to work.
BREWSTER – State Senator Gregory Ball (R-Patterson) is urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to tour Pennsylvania to see firsthand the impacts of hydrofracking on communities. At the same time, Ball is asking Cuomo to take steps to “protect New Yorkers from the potentially devastating effects” of fracking.
Brewster, N.Y. – (10/12/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) has been named to the New York Farm Bureau’s prestigious Circle of Friends. The awards are based on a lawmaker’s support of New York agriculture and the Farm Bureau, as a whole.
POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – State Sen. Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) reviewed the state legislature’s last session for the Pound Ridge Town Board last week, covering topics that ranged from job creation to the tax cap to unfunded mandates.
Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County,received the top grade from the state’s Conservative Party in its annual report card today, voting with the party on 19 of the 24 votes it monitored during the legislative session.
Republican state Senator Greg Ball will be at the Carmel Town Board meeting tomorrow night (Wednesday 10/5) to talk about creating jobs and economic revitalization. He will team up with former White Plains Mayor Joseph Delfino.
Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, Putnam County, said today he’s “demanding answers” after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last Tuesday a widely praised deal where IBM, Intel and other technology companies plan to invest $4.4 billion for nanotechnology research across the Hudson Valley and in other parts of upstate.
Sen. Greg Ball is questioning the economic development deal announced last week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which will help a consortium of tech companies research chip manufacturing on 450-millimeter wafers.
State Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, criticized Rep. Nan Hayworth this week for her “yes” vote last week on a stopgap spending bill that linked emergency relief funds for those suffering from Tropical Storm Irene with offsetting cuts in spending elsewhere in the federal budget.