Debating Shale Development In NY

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 12:43 PM EDT) -- On Jan. 20, 2011, New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued Executive Order No. 41, which required the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to publish a Revised Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (SGEIS) on or about June 1, 2011, and to accept public comments for at least 30 days.

The Executive Order (which was placed into effect by former Gov. Paterson) resulted in a moratorium in New York state on the hydraulic fracturing of shale, a technique used by the oil and gas industry...
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