Friday, June 24, 2011

Bill To Protect NY's Waters - Real Constraints on Hydro-fracking?



from Eco Politics Daily:
Legislation to finally end large-scale, unregulated withdrawals of New York's water has passed both houses of the Legislature and now heads to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk.


Marking one of the most important environmental successes of the 2011 legislative session, the measure provides the Department of Environmental Conservation with new authority to regulate facilities with the capacity to withdraw more than 100,000 gallons of water per day. 


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