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  • It's a ga$! New study fuels fracking backing (Cuomo Supports It)

    07/24/2011 2:25:53 PM PDT · by Coleus · 29 replies
    NY Post ^ | 07.22.11 | FREDRIC U. DICKER
    Gov. Cuomo is hailing a new Pennsylvania study showing that the huge Marcellus Shale natural-gas field on the New York border could supply 25 percent of the nation's gas needs and create hundreds of thousands of jobs.  Cuomo -- who's weighing a late-June report by the state Department of Environmental Conservation concluding that controversial "hydrofracking" gas drilling could be done safely in most parts of the Southern Tier -- said the Pennsylvania report showed the enormous potential for job creation and economic development that the drilling offered New York. (Investment and production on Pennsylvania’s side of the Marcellus Shale natural-gas...