Wednesday, May 13, 2015

New York releases final fracking review, plans ban

Gannett News Service:
The state Department of Environmental Conservation released a final version of the roughly 2,000-page document, known as the Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement or SGEIS, just after 4 p.m.

Now, DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens must wait at least 10 days before issuing a legally binding "findings statement," which he has said will formally put the state's fracking ban into place.

The complete report can be found here.