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UNDATED (AP) - Two energy companies are pulling out of northeastern Pennsylvania, where a long-standing moratorium on gas drilling, or fracking, has infuriated landowners who say the ban has cost them big bucks. The Northern Wayne Property Owners...
Much of the natural gas-and other fossil fuels- being produced by hydrofracking has to be –stored- somewhere before it gets to the consumer. Underground salt caverns like the ones near Watkins Glen are often used for the job. Now an out of...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Sen. Charles Schumer says the importance of New York's more than 200 stream and river gauges is more apparent in light recent upstate flooding. Schumer on Wednesday called for the passage of the Obama administration's...
A coalition of gun rights advocates and others are forming a new political movement, to get what they say are disaffected and disenfranchised New Yorkers to vote. The leaders of the new group include the state’s Rifle and Pistol Association,...
LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) - New York military officials say about 1,750 state National Guard technicians have started furloughs of one day a week without pay because of federal cost-cutting. The Division of Naval and Military Affairs says the workers are...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York auditors say the state's Medicaid program overpaid health care providers $11.4 million, largely from overstated Medicare coinsurance charges and incorrect rate changes. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the state has...