Starkey Citizens for a Clean & Healthy Environment
Horseheads Delaying Decision on Fracking Moratorium

A fracking moratorium is still a possibility in the Town of Horseheads, but the town board won’t vote on it until after the state releases its regulations, Town Supervisor Mike Edwards said at Wednesday night’s meeting.

“When the state tells us what their rules are, then we’ll decide if they’re advantageous for the Town of Horseheads,” Edwards said.

If town officials feel zoning changes or other measures are still needed at the local level to address issues related to high-volume fracking and shale gas drilling, then they may enact a moratorium to allow time to implement them, Edwards said.
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