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Feds reveal new fracking rules

Feds reveal new fracking rules

The U.S. government is unveiling its latest version of rules for fracking on federal land.

The rules released yesterday require companies to disclose chemicals they inject by using an online database, with an exception for substances considered to be trade secrets.

Companies are also required to verify that wells are drilled properly so that groundwater is not contaminated by toxic fluids.

 

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Pennsylvania man had mobile meth lab in Cortland

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A Pennsylvania man was arrested by authorities in Cortland Tuesday after they found a mobile meth lab in his car.

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Ithaca Police swear in three new officers

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New members of force sworn in as police officials ask for funding to hire two more officers

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Tompkins County to consider adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban

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Break-ins reported across Ithaca area; police investigate theft at Cornell sailing center

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100+ workers to lose jobs at central New York plant

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Remington Arms is shifting production of two assembly lines from Ilion to Alabama