New York Times: NY state to lift fracking moratorium

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration is expected to lift what has been a de facto moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the state, The New York Times is saying in a report that cites people familiar with the situation.

The online story also says the administration is discussing keeping the ban on fracking inside New York City’s upstate watershed and a watershed used by the city of Syracuse.

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The NYT has run a series of stories on natural gas drilling. Here was Tom Fowler’s take earlier this week on some of the articles.


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Laura Goldberg is business editor for the Houston Chronicle.