The Department of Environmental Conservation begins holding hearings on the proposed regulations that would govern natural gas drilling this week. New Yorkers have watched closely as fracking has unfolded in Pennsylvania and some are wary that environmental abuses could happen here–while others are eager for the economic boom drilling could bring.
Starting 11/16 at 1:00pm EST - Stream live audio from today’s hearings in Dansville:
We will stream from 1:00 to 4:00pm today and from 6:00pm to 9:00pm tonight.
From the Innovation Trail‘s Zack Seward: A photo of the nearly 800 attendees at today’s hearings.
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