Tuesday, December 23rd 2014

From NPR’s StateImpactPA:

TanO5Fc7After more than six years of studying the issue, New York decided to ban fracking this week.

Officials there cited environmental and health risks. The state’s acting health commissioner, Howard Zucker, said there wasn’t enough research to know for sure if fracking poses a health threat, but he wasn’t comfortable recommending it.

“There are many red flags because scientific issues have not yet been comprehensively studied through rigorous scientific research at this time,” Zucker said.

What does this news mean for Pennsylvania?

Continue at StateImpact PA.