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Gov. Cuomo should quash any fracking project without regulations

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Whether accurate or not, recent stories of an epiphany by Gov. Cuomo about the dangers of fracking, the influence of his trusted confidant Robert F. Kennedy Jr., and a last-minute decision to cancel gas well permits are heartwarming. Those who are concerned about the future, however, would be wise to examine what has actually been said — and not said — by the Cuomo administration. Last month, from beneath a shroud of secrecy surrounding the ...

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March 10, 2013
8:43 a.m.

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Watching "FrackNation" is a must see for anyone involved in this debate. the 90-minute documentary performs a "60-minutesish" debunking of many of the alleged "facts" about fracking. It also lays bare, the outright lies contained in "Gasland." No water has ever been contaminated in any of the 400,000 fracking wells currently producing natural gas. There is no perfect form of energy production. Mr. Schue's editorial cements the "no growth" goals of the statist left. The fact that he's a member of "Sustainable-anything" means he's only interested in sustaining one thing: the growth of government.

March 11, 2013
5:50 a.m.

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The only real fact on fracking that's out there, is that lefties don't want it. It's just one more nail driven in the coffin of NY by narrow minded insane Democrats. PA will reap the rewards while NY liberals plan mew taxes to make up for the lost income of usable resources.