posted on December 04, 2012 13:07
Environmental groups want state officials to expand the health review regarding hydrofracking.
Critics of the current plan to have health experts review the regulations for any public health impacts if hydrofracking is approved in the state say such a review needs further transparency and public input. Some lawmakers against the controversial gas drilling process say they feel the public continues to be cut out of the health impact review.
This week, the DEC released its latest set of proposed regulations for hydrofracking, which the public can begin commenting on starting Dec. 12.