New York court says cities can ban fracking


RT America

Published on Jul 2, 2014

New York’s Court of Appeals ruled in favor of anti-fracking activists Monday, saying local leaders have the authority to ban hydraulic fracturing within their municipalities. Environmentalists are now shifting their attention to the statewide moratorium banning the practice, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo must soon decide whether to lift or keep in place. RT’s Manila Chan discusses what is next in the environmentalists’ fight with Earth Justice attorney Deborah Goldberg.

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