What The Future Holds For Fracking In NY

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 1:07 PM EDT) -- Two major developments are expected in the spring of 2013, which will largely determine the extent to which high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) will occur in New York state. The first is a decision from a state appeals court on whether municipalities can regulate natural gas exploration and extraction within their borders through their so-called home rule powers.

The second is a decision from a state agency on whether the potential environmental and health effects of HVHF have been sufficiently addressed in past environmental reviews to warrant...
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