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WESTFAIR ONLINE: FRACKING HEARING DRAWS 200

 

Nearly 200 people were estimated to have been in attendance at a hearing Aug. 23 that centered on the issue of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and whether it should be allowed in New York.

August 29, 2011
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LEWISBORO LEDGER: TOWN READIES FOR HURRICANE IRENE, OFFICIALS OFFER TIPS TO PREPARE

 

Written by Ken Mastro

Town officials are making plans now to make sure Lewisboro is as prepared as it can be when Hurricane Irene likely touches ground here on Sunday morning.

August 29, 2011
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PREPARING FOR HURRICANE IRENE

Senator Ball Reminds Residents About Importance of Storm Preparedness

 

Brewster, N.Y. – (08/25/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is reaching out to residents ahead of Hurricane Irene. Forecasters are expecting the storm will reach New York State this weekend, and bring with it the possibility of heavy rains and high winds. In anticipation of what could be a significant weather event, Senator Ball is reminding local families about the importance of storm preparedness.

August 25, 2011
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ECO POLITICS DAILY: FRACKING MEETING DRAWS CROWD BUT NOT GAS COMPANIES (VIDEO)

 

Submitted by Natasha Pietila

A meeting to discuss the benefits and risks of hydraulic fracturing of the Marcellus Shale in New York was held Tuesday in Katonah in Westchester County.

August 25, 2011
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TIMES UNION: GETTING THE FACTS ON FRACKING FROM JOSH FOX

 

by Sonja Stark

Josh Fox is one of the world’s leading experts on hydrofracking and that’s not because he’s a scientist, geologist, gas industry analyst or politician. Rather, he’s an Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker of“GasLand”, a movie that exposes the truths behind the largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in U.S. history.

August 25, 2011
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YNN: EXPERTS SPEAK AT HYDROFRACKING PUBLIC HEARING (VIDEO)

 

By: Elaina Athans

KATONAH, N.Y. — For four hours, expert after expert spoke out about the impact hydrofracking could have here in New York State. Some people drove 10 hours to testify, telling others their water is not only contaminated but also their lives.

August 25, 2011
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TIMES UNION: FRACKING FOES DRILL NO-SHOW INDUSTRY

 

KATONAH — Opponents of natural gas hydrofracking turned out at a state hearing Tuesday on the issue, including the director of the documentary “Gasland.”

August 25, 2011
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LOHUD: ‘GASLAND’ FILMMAKER, PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENTS TELL STATE LAWMAKERS IN KATONAH HYDROFRACKING REGULATION WON’T WORK

 

Written by: Brian J. Howard

KATONAH — Regulating hydraulic fracturing won’t work, filmmaker Josh Fox told lawmakers Monday, because they can only speculate about its actual impacts.

August 25, 2011
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TIMES UNION: FRACKING FOES DRILL NO-SHOW INDUSTRY

 

By Brian Nearing

Aug. 24–KATONAH — Opponents of natural gas hydrofracking turned out at a state hearing Tuesday on the issue, including the director of the documentary “Gasland.”

August 25, 2011
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EPOCH TIMES: SENATE HEARING AIMS TO ‘GET THE FACTS ON FRACKING’

 

By Zack Stieber

Activists and citizens criticize controversial natural gas drilling method

August 25, 2011
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: SEN. BALL HAS FRACKING CONCERNS AFTER PA. TOUR

 

By Carol Moran

Following a tour of Pennsylvania communities affected by hydraulic fracturing, Sen. Greg Ball, D-Patterson, has scheduled a public hearing on the issue he’s calling “Getting the Facts on Fracking” on Tuesday in Katonah, Westchester County.

August 25, 2011
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NY POST: HEARING GETS A BIG ‘FRACK YOU’

 

By PERRY CHIARAMONTE and ERIK KRISS

Environmentalists dominated a Westchester public hearing yesterday on the controversial process of hydrofracking to tap upstate natural-gas supplies, as representatives of the energy industry refused to show up, claiming the deck was stacked against them.

August 25, 2011
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YNN: GAS COMPANIES BOUNCE ON BALL HEARING

 

As Sen. Greg Ball convenes his hearing on hydraulic fracturing today in Katonah, he won’t hear testimony from the natural gas industry.

August 25, 2011
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WNYT: INDUSTRY SKIPS HYDROFRACKING HEARING

 

By: Bill Lambdin

KATONAH - With the Cuomo administration moving quickly to allow hydrofracking in parts of New York, maybe the industry doesn’t think they need to court state senators.

August 25, 2011
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WAMC: SENATE DRILLING HEARING DRAWS CROWD IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY; INDUSTRY OFFICIALS BALK AT INVITATION TO ATTEND (WITH AUDIO)

 

KATONAH, NY (WAMC) - The debate over expanded natural gas exploration in New York shifted to an unusual spot Tuesday. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief attended a state hearing on the topic of hydraulic fracturing, which was held in Westchester County

August 25, 2011
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PRESS RELEASE: “GETTING THE FACTS ON FRACKING”

Senator Greg Ball Hosts Historic Hearing on Hydrofracking

August 25, 2011
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