Thursday, September 1, 2011

Fate of drilling in NY draws closer; anticipation for public commentary period- Shannon Ayala

Complete, revised dSGEIS that is, (draft supplemental, generic, environmental impact statement). The fate of long awaited and yet long resisted drilling for natural gas in New York State is much determined by this 1100 page document, which was expected to be released yesterday by the New York DEC (Department of Environmental Conservation). Following a preliminary and incomplete draft (released July 8th), the release of this document will initiate a sixty day public commentary period. Public hearing dates are not yet known but the DEC is required to consider written commentary and testimony for the next two months. (Due to Hurricane Irene, the dSGEIS was postponed one week).

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