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DEC Commissioner says no plans to all hydrofracking

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ALBANY, N.Y. - On the topic of hydrofracking, the Commissioner of the DEC said his agency has absolutely no plans to issue permits to allow it within the next year.

During a budget hearing Wednesday, Joe Martens also said the state budget has no money set aside for fracking.

New York still under a moratorium on the controversial practice, while the long-term health effects of it are studied. There is no timetable on the study's completion.

 

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