Gallery: New York Attorney General Sues Federal Government Over Frackin...

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, is sueing the federal government after failing to conduct a full environmental review on the potential dangers of high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”. The debate continues to escalate amidst growing protests from politicians, New Yorkers, and environmental groups, after recent studies indicate that not only is fracking devastating to the environment, but it’s close proximity to the drinking water reservoirs might have adverse health effects and hazards on New York City and the surrounding areas.

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