New York Says No to Fracking: State Bans Drilling Following Grassroots Outcry Over Public Health

December 19th, 2014

“New York has become the first state in the nation with major natural gas deposits to ban the oil and gas extraction process of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, citing potential risks to public health. … We speak to biologist, activist and author Sandra Steingraber, co-founder of New Yorkers Against Fracking.” Dr. Steingraber appears on Democracy Now! at the end of the week in which New York State banned fracking. Watch here