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Bill A5424-2013

Suspends the issuance of permits for drilling wells for natural gas extraction in certain areas

Suspends the issuance of permits for drilling wells for natural gas extraction in certain areas.

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  • Feb 26, 2013: referred to environmental conservation

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5424 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY February 26, 2013 ___________
Introduced by M. of A. SWEENEY, SILVER, FARRELL, LIFTON, GOTTFRIED, WEISENBERG, COLTON, BRENNAN, GLICK, CYMBROWITZ, O'DONNELL, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, ZEBROWSKI, ABINANTI, OTIS, ENGLEBRIGHT, DINOWITZ, MARKEY, PAULIN, MILLMAN, JACOBS, COOK, MILLER, ROBINSON, GALEF, BRAUNSTEIN, SCARBOROUGH, CLARK, PERRY, ROBERTS, STEVENSON, HOOPER -- Multi-Spon- sored by -- M. of A. AUBRY, CRESPO, FAHY, GIBSON, HEVESI, LAVINE, MAGNARELLI, MAISEL, RYAN, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ, THIELE, TITONE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT suspending the issuance of permits for the drilling of wells for natural gas extraction in certain areas; and providing for the repeal of such provision upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. There is hereby established a suspension of the issuance of permits for the drilling of a well for natural gas extraction in low permeability natural gas pools such as the Marcellus and Utica shale formations. The purpose of such suspension shall be to afford the state and its residents the opportunity to continue the review and analysis of any potential effects on water and air quality, environmental safety and public health. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be deemed repealed May 15, 2014.

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