Posts tagged "moratorium"
Hurley hears both sides of frack moratorium debate

Hurley hears both sides of frack moratorium debate

Is it ‘fearmongering?’ Or is there ‘no downside’ to a fracking moratorium in Hurley”? With reminders that Hurley is a ‘solidly Republican/Conservative’ community, a crowd of mainly anti-frackers weighed in during a long-awaited public hearing on the matter on March 19. Hurley is one of the last local municipalities — outside of the Catskills watershed...
Olive slaps down fracking, Agrees on moratorium

Olive slaps down fracking, Agrees on moratorium

The Town of Olive saw its meeting hall packed for its monthly meeting Tuesday night, April 10. And everyone left happy, according to the town’s Secretary to the Supervisor, Susan Horner. What drew the crowd was a resolution, passed unanimously, to place a moratorium on the natural gas extraction process known as hydrofracking, or “fracking”...