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New York State Assembly Passes Six-Month Moratorium on Gas Drilling Permits

December 2, 2010

GREAT NEWS — Late Monday night the New York State Assembly approved a 6-month statewide moratorium on permits for gas drilling.  Once signed by Governor Paterson, the moratorium will hold through May 15th, 2010:

Moratorium on gas drilling passes New York legislature

Assembly approves gas drilling moratorium

Congratulations to everyone who’s been working on this for years — and to those who just started working on it recently.  We need the experts, the old hands and the fresh energy working together.  Way to educate the public and way to make your legislators listen!  New York State is taking public health and the environment seriously.  So should we all.

Call or email NY Governor David Paterson and urge him to sign this moratorium into law!

One Comment
  1. December 2, 2010 1:36 pm

    Yay! Way to go New York.

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