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Attorney General of New York Sues Federal Government for Failing to Study Hydraulic Fracturing Impact
On June 1, 2011, the New York state Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, filed a complaint against the federal government for failing to investigate the environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, on the Delaware River basin. A group called the Delaware River Basin Commission wants to develop natural gas resources in the area by use of fracking, and their proposal to do was approved by the federal government. The practice of fracking is controversial due to concerns about pollution.
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