Greg Ball's posts related to Environment

LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: $20 MILLION SAVED FOR HUNTING AND FISHING

 

By Justin Sarjeant

On Jan. 10 the New York State Senate successfully passed a bill (S.5921) sponsored by Senator Greg Ball, R-Patterson, that defends $20 million federal funding to support free hunter education classes, manage fish and wildlife populations, provide public hunting and boating access and build and maintain public shooting ranges.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR GREG BALL CALLS FOR ONE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON FRACKING AND PROPERTY OWNER’S BILL OF RIGHTS

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** ***Wednesday, January 18th at 1:30 p.m.***

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POLITICS ON THE HUDSON: IN ALBANY, BALL AND CARLUCCI MAKE PITCH FOR HYDROFRACKING MORATORIUM

 

Posted by: Jon Campbell

One Senate Republican and a pair from the Independent Democratic Conference held a news conference in Albany today, calling on the Legislature to pass a moratorium on hydrofracking until June 2013.

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YNN: SENATOR BALL CALLS FOR HYDROFRACKING MORATORIUM

 

By: Erin Vannella

ALBANY, N.Y. – “They took our clean water. They have to restore my water according to my lease and they have not done it, so we are holding them accountable,” Pennsylvania resident Craig Sautner said.

WNYT: PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENTS SPEAK LOCALLY ABOUT FRACKING

By: Mark Mulholland

They claim hydraulic fracturing contaminated their well and ruined their property values. Some Pennsylvania farmers came to the Capitol Wednesday to urge New York to place a moratorium on fracking.

TIMES UNION: BALL ON GAS DRILLING: BILLIONAIRES, GAZILLIONAIRES HAVE ALL THE ACCESS

 

By CASEY SEILER

 

ALBANY — State Sen. Greg Ball, a Republican known for his maverick sensibility, enhanced that reputation further with his introduction Wednesday of a proposed moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, the controversial natural gas drilling technique better known as hydrofracking that’s under review by the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

DON’T FRACK NEW YORK RALLY

Albany, N.Y.– 1/23/2012– Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) speaks at the Don’t Frack New York Rally.

POLITICS ON THE HUDSON: SENATOR BALL STIRS UP ANTI-FRACKING CROWD

Sen. Greg Ball made a cameo appearance today at an anti-fracking event in the Well of the Legislative Office Building.

WSKG NEWS: ANTI FRACKING RALLY DRAWS HUNDREDS TO ALBANY

Karen DeWitt, ALBANY

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LOHUD: GROUPS STILL PUSH N.Y. FOR BAN ON FRACKING

 

Written by: AARON SCHOLDER

ALBANY — Anti-hydrofracking protesters Monday voiced their continued displeasure with the controversial drilling practice by symbolically delivering 100 loaves of bread to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.

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