Fri June 6, 2014
EPA Emissions Standards

In Coal Country, skepticism, worries over new carbon rule

Clyde Settie, a coal miner in Greene County, Pa., understands the purpose of trying to limit CO2 emissions, but thinks it will cost local jobs.
Credit Photo: Reid R. Frazier

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Tue June 3, 2014

Parties revisit home rule arguments in Court of Appeals

Attorney representing the bankruptcy trustee for Norse Energy makes his oral argument before the Court of Appeals. Earthjustice attorney Deborah Goldberg listens in the foreground.
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The debate over whether a municipality can ban hydraulic fracturing within its borders was brought before the State Court of Appeals Tuesday afternoon. The town of Dryden is defending its right to home rule against lawyers representing the bankruptcy trustee for Norse Energy.

Earthjustice managing attorney Deborah Goldberg says she feels confident bringing the case before the court because home rule is protected by the state constitution and New York isn’t alone.

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