Industry Skips Hydrofracking Hearing

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

KATONAH – With the Cuomo administration moving quickly to allow hydrofracking in parts of New York, maybe the industry doesn’t think they need to court state senators.

No industry representatives chose to show up at a public hearing Tuesday chaired by a Republican Conservative, flanked by two progressive Democrats…

…”if they’ve got nothing to hide why do they never show up to testify in their own defense?,” asked Senator Liz Krueger (D – Manhattan).

“The fact that they’re unwilling to come to tell us how everything has improved makes me, not only suspect, but extremely concerned,” said Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D – Westchester County).

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