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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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Ithaca Police investigate stabbing on West State Street

CORRECTION: Name is Jedidiah Suber.

Incident happened around 3 p.m. Tuesday outside Tompkins County DSS building.

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Advocates: NY a leader for migrant children

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Advocates say New York state is a national leader in helping unaccompanied migrant children fleeing Central America to stay in the United States.

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3 players found to have committed violations in Groton Football hazing incident

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Three players were found to have committed “serious” violations of the school’s code of conduct in a hazing incident involving the Groton High School Football Team.

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Cornell given award for diversity, inclusion efforts

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Cornell University has won the HEED award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the largest and oldest diversity publication in higher education.

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Two killed in Broome County crash

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State police are investigating a head-on crash along New York's Southern Tier that killed two women from Binghamton.