Reactions To NYS Fracking Ban

December 18, 2014

The New York State Department of Health issued a report yesterday about fracking.  The report concluded that the state could not allow fracking, because of uncertainties regarding health risks.

Below are reactions, from Twitter, Facebook, etc.

Governor Andrew Cuomo: “I don’t think I even have a role here.”

Actor Mark Rufalo: “Lets send lots of love to the governor.”

Zephyr Teachout: “Congratulations to all New Yorkers who made it impossible for Governor Cuomo to frack.”

WHAM’s Bob Lonsberry: “It was a very good day for Cuba, bad day for Cuba, New York.”

Steuben County Legislator Dan Farrand: “an economic loss to the southern tier.”

Senator Cathy Young: “A punch in the gut to  the southern tier…hope is scarce.”

State Senator Tom O’Mara: “Governor Cuomo’s decision tells 35 other states and the federal government that they are wrong.”
Congressman Tom Reed:  “Devastating.”
Assemblyman Joe Giglio: “A blow the economy.
Assemblyman Phil Palmesano: “Bad news for the southern tier”.
Assemblyman Bill Nojay:  “New York State is like East Germany and Pennsylvania like West Germany, after the Berlin Wall went up.”