More than 500 residents of the Southern Tier protested the governor’s decision to ban fracking in New York State, Monday night in Binghamton. Landowners are unhappy with the ban believing fracking will improve the area’s economy. Although the decision has been made, The Joint Landowners Coalition sa…
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Major oil and natural gas industry groups in Pennsylvania are backing efforts to change the state's endangered and threatened species laws, despite objections from some sportsmen's and environmental groups.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters and opponents of natural gas drilling using high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, plan to put on a show for President Obama when his tour bus rolls into Binghamton.
VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Big energy companies have been trying for five years to tap the riches of the Marcellus Shale in southern New York. They promise thousands of jobs, economic salvation and an abundant, clean-burning source of fuel.
A new poll released Wednesday found opposition to natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale is growing in New York. This comes as Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration weighs whether to allow shale-gas drilling in the state.