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Will NYSDEC’s Proposed Regulations Prevent the Potential Significant Adverse Impacts of Fracking?

ELR Article

This Article explains the fracking process, how it differs from previous gas drilling processes, and the significance that fracking may have for America’s and New York’s
energy needs. The Article identifies fracking’s most...

77 FR 13974

ELR Federal Agency Update

77 FR 11742

ELR Federal Agency Update

Cooperstown Holstein Corp. v. Town of Middlefield

ELR Case

A New York court upheld a town's enactment of a zoning law that bans oil and gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing, within the geographical borders of the township. The holder of two gas leases argued that §23-0303 of New York...

Anschutz Exploration Corp. v. Town of Dryden

ELR Case

A New York court upheld a town's zoning amendment that bans hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) within its jurisdiction. The zoning amendment was enacted in response to a petition from town residents concerned about hydrofracking's...

New York State Superfund Coalition, Inc. v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

ELR Case

New York's highest court upheld regulations promulgated by the state's environmental agency that require inactive hazardous waste disposal sites to be restored to pre-disposal conditions. A coalition of commercial property owners argued...

76 FR 43153

ELR Federal Agency Update

Baity v. General Electric Co.

ELR Case

A New York appellate court affirmed a lower court decision denying a company's motion for summary judgment in property owners' suit concerning damages arising from the discharge of trichloroethylene (TCE) into the ground from an...

76 FR 17801

ELR Federal Agency Update

76 FR 4579

ELR Federal Agency Update