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Is fracking waste from other states being dumped in NY?

Updated: 05/13/2014 11:56 AM
Created: 05/13/2014 9:09 AM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

There are claims fracking waste is being dumped in New York from other states.

Those claims are being be aired Tuesday morning in Albany.

There's a public forum at the Legislative Office Building across the street from the Capitol.

Experts are expected to detail claims it is happening.

Last month, a bill in the state Senate to ban bringing fracking waste into New York from elsewhere was defeated in committee with a vote along party lines.

Democratic Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk of Duanesburg blames Republicans for blocking the measure.

Fracking opponents say the chemical byproducts are toxic and threaten New York's drinking water.

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