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Friday Jul 4 | Planetizen

Fracking Opponents in New York Achieve Landmark Legal Victory

In a huge victory for fracking opponents and a major blow to the shale gas drilling industry, the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest, ruled on June 30 that municipalities can use zoning laws to enact fracking bans or moratoria.


Related Topix: New York, Cornell University, Otsego County, NY, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Campbell, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Pike County Courier

NY court: Towns can ban fracking

The state Court of Appeals ruled 5-2 in favor of the towns of Middlefield, in Otsego County, and Dryden, in Tompkins County, which had passed local bans against fracking.


Related Topix: Dryden, NY, Tompkins County, NY, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

Tue Jul 01, 2014

US News & World Report

Should New York's Town Fracking Ban Be Allowed Elsewhere?

A New York appeals court ruled Monday that towns in the state may use local zoning laws to ban hydraulic fracking.


Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

New York top court OKs local fracking bans

New York's towns are able to use zoning laws to ban hydraulic fracturing within their borders, the state's top court ruled Monday.


Related Topix: Tompkins County, NY, Otsego County, NY, US Governors

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Judy Sanders, TV reporter with Berkshire roots, remembered as 'woman on the go'

Judy Sanders, an award-winning television news reporter and photographer who died of cancer on June 19, left behind images of "a woman on the go" who lived to the fullest to the end of her life.


Related Topix: Berkshire, NY, Albany, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Gerry, NY

Tue Jun 24, 2014


Medient Studios ex-CEO files lawsuit to dissolve company

Julia Ritchey / Savannah Morning News The ousted CEO of Medient Studios, Manu Kumaran, is suing the company's board of directors and seeking to dissolve the corporation.


Related Topix: Effingham County, GA, US Governors

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Albany Times Union

Judy Sanders dies after a round of emotional goodbyes

Photographer to the Governor, Judy Sanders, center, take pictures of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, background at podium, during the New York State Regional Economic Development Awards Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Hart Theatre in Albany, N./Y.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Former Gov. Paterson's affiliation with Greenetrack casino plan raises questions

Former Governor David Paterson is affiliated with the company that wants to build a casino near Stewart Airport - an association that raises questions about its implications, says an official with one of the state's leading government watchdog groups.


Related Topix: US Governors, Newburgh, NY, Andrew Cuomo

Fri Jun 13, 2014


Cuomo Has Raised Millions Through Loophole He Pledged to Close

The governor has called for closing a gap in the state's campaign finance laws, but he's taken far more through the loophole than his predecessors, much of it from real estate developers.


Related Topix: US Governors

Wed Jun 11, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Cuomo satire video calls GOP the a Lollipop Guilda

A satirical video from Democratic Gov. Andrew mocks state Republicans as the "Lollipop Guild" Munchkins from "The Wizard of Oz."


Related Topix: US Governors, Carl Paladino