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Members of the Ithaca College community joined an estimated 1,500 protesters Monday in Albany to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ban natural gas drilling, also known as fracking, in New York.
Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) announced he would retire at the end of 2012 Thursday in Kingston, N.Y., marking the conclusion of his 20-year tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hinchey, 73, represents the state’s 22nd congressional district, including the City of Ithaca and much of Tompkins County.
While New York state may promote the introduction of hydraulic fracturing as an opportunity to create jobs and boost local economy, towns in Pennsylvania have experienced an upswing in crime since natural gas industries moved into the area.