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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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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** BALL JOINS GIBSON FOR TOWN HALL MEETING

 

***Tuesday, August 23rd at 6:00 PM***

August 22, 2011
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THE PATCH: RELEASE: SENATOR BALL “GETTING THE FACTS ON FRACKING”

 

By Liz Giegerich

Senator Ball Joins Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker for Fracking Tour

August 19, 2011
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***MEDIA ADVISORY*** HBO FILMMAKER SET TO TESTIFY

 

***Tuesday, August 23rd 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.***

GASLAND Director Josh Fox to Speak at Senator Ball’s Fracking Hearing

August 19, 2011
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CAPITAL TONIGHT: SEN. BALL TALKS HYDROFRACKING TOUR

New Yorkers are still sharply divided over whether hydrofracking should be allowed. The big holdup is whether drilling can be done without environmental damage. State Senator Greg Ball wanted to get a firsthand look at the impact of hydrofracking, so he traveled to Pennsylvania with filmmaker Josh Fox.

August 19, 2011
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NY SENATOR BALL TOURS PA’S GASLAND, SPEAKS OUT

 

by adamaecompton

Just when you think no human in government is willing to step up and speak out, the phone rings. Your master lets you know it’s time to google “what does a senator do,” and then Senator Greg Ball (NY- R, C) shows up the next day. The local paper ran my human family’s op/ed piece about the visit, and the text of it is below.

August 18, 2011
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LOHUD: BALL’S LATEST TARGET? HYDROFRACKING

 

Posted by: Jon Campbell

If you’re judging by a steady stream of press releases in recent weeks, Sen. Greg Ball’s latest target is one that has left Senate Republicans split: hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

August 18, 2011
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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL: BALL VS. FRACKERS

 

by Rick Karlin

You’ve got to give him credit for unpredictability: Hudson Valley Republican Sen. Greg Ball typically wears his conservatism on his sleeve — the former Air Force officer is pro-gun, speaks frequently about the need to cut spending and has significant Tea Party support.

August 18, 2011
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THE PATCH: SEN. BALL DISCUSSES PROPERTY TAX CAP, DANGER OF HYDROFRACKING

 

By Liz Giegerich

New York State Senator Greg Ball stopped by Cortlandt’s monthly town board meeting last night to discuss the property tax cap, among other issues.

August 17, 2011
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