In a victory for environmental, health and community activists, fracking has been banned in New York state.
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Whether or not a ban on fracking is favored by the American people is still up for debate after reviewing this year’s election season.
County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties
In a precedent-setting case decided today by the New York Court of Appeals, local communities have triumphed over the fracking industry.
A small-town fracking ban took place nearly three years ago in upstate New York, but that doesn’t make it any less monumental.