New Yorkers have an additional thirty days to prepare comments on high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing. At the outset of today’s DEC hearing in New York City – the fourth and final public hearing – a DEC spokesperson announced that the deadline for public comment has been extended an additional month, until January 11. The decision came in response to numerous requests from environmental groups and others who wanted more time to sort through the humongous 1500-page environmental impact study and the proposed rules.
Read the SGEIS at http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/75370.html
Read the proposed regulations at http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/77353.html
Via the Web at http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/76838.html
By mail to Attn: dSGEIS Comments; New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; 625 Broadway; Albany, NY 12233-6510