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Friday, July 8, 2011

DEC creates advisory panel to oversee hyrdaulic fracturing

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has formed an advisory panel to oversee hydraulic fracturing operations in New York. The 12-member panel will ensure that state agencies, including the DEC, are able to oversee, monitor and enforce high-volume hydraulic fracturing activities.  Composed of representatives from environmental and business interests, the panel will also evaluate fees and revenues.

For more information, including a full list of panel members visit