DEC finally releases full draft of fracking review

DEC finally releases full draft of fracking review

After promising to submit the draft review earlier this summer, then releasing a shorter version of the document instead, and then once again hitting pause on the release of the document because of Irene … it’s finally here!

You can read the “revised draft supplemental generic environmental impact statement” – also known as the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) review of hydrofracking – here.


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