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.”