Comments on New York State's Draft Study on Natural Gas Hydrofracking in the Marcellus Shale

January 04, 2010

In September 2009, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released a draft environmental study on natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale. The comment period on the state’s study closed December 31, 2009 and NRDC submitted comments compiled by a team of leading scientific and legal experts in the fields of hydrology, hydrogeology, petroleum engineering, toxicology, and general environmental review.