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A 5424B - Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing for 3 Years - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (96-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing for 3 Years

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits horizontal natural gas or oil drilling or high-volume hydraulic fracturing, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits horizontal natural gas or oil drilling or “high-volume” hydraulic fracturing from being conducted in the state (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the Department of Environmental Conservation from issuing any permits for the drilling of a well for extraction of oil or natural gas that would involve the use of horizontal drilling or “high-volume” hydraulic fracturing (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill expire 36 months after the bill becoming effective (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Reintroduced (House) -
Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (103-40) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Hydraulic Fracturing for 3 Years

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