Reaction to New York state's decision not to decide for six months on whether to allow fracking:...

|By:, SA News Editor
Reaction to New York state's decision not to decide for six months on whether to allow fracking: Gas industry officials and landowners wanted fracking to get started but are relieved that the state - and not outside experts, as environmental groups had wanted - will assess the effects on public health. But with tumbling natural gas prices, firms aren't likely to drill in NY until prices rebound.