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Gas Drilling Information

Gas Drilling Information
Newsletter Article written by Mary Ann Sumner, Town Supervisor, May 26, 2011

Town of Dryden Zoning Ordinance Amendment prohibiting gas drilling, August 2, 2011

Anschutz Complaint September 11, 2011

Tompkins County Supreme Court Decision February 21, 2012

NYS Appellate Division Decision, May 2, 2013

Court of Appeals hearing scheduled for June 3, 2014

Court of Appeals Decision, June 30, 2014

 

Other sites that may be of interest:

Anti-fracking legislation — this interactive website lets you click on an area and get information on fracking legislation for that area.

Tompkins County Community Impact Assessment – High Volume Hydrofracking

Full Report

Executive Summary

The 130-page report includes over 200 hyperlinks to studies and reports that were used in development of the report.
Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) – Gas Drilling Task Force

Center for Science and Democracy – Fracking Forum

Science, Democracy and Fracking – A Guide for community residents and policy makers facing decisions over hydraulic fracturing.

EarthJustice – The Story of Dryden: The Town That Fought Fracking (And Is Winning)

Study:  Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

 

 

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