george maziarz

10:41am

Tue June 14, 2011
Politics

Fracking rallies target Senate GOP in session's waning days

Anti-fracking activists are focusing their efforts on persuading Senate Republicans to support two bills that would curtail fracking and its by-products. A rally in Buffalo (above) was also a "thank you" to a local senator for his support.
Daniel Robison WNED

In the waning days of the legislative session, anti-hydrofracking activists are aggressively lobbying for the passage of a few bills.

The offices of western New York Senate Republicans were the focus of a handful of rallies Monday. Protestors hope the these politicians are fence-sitting on the issue and can be tipped to their side.

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Thu March 17, 2011

5:27pm

Mon March 14, 2011
Marcellus Shale

Maziarz: Fracking, treating waste fluid could lead to "economic boom"

Senator George Maziarz speaks at a conference hosted by the Independent Oil & Gas Association.
Daniel Robison WNED

“It’s been proven it can be done in a safe way,” says George Maziarz, vice president of the New York State Senate.

The “it” in this instance? Horizontal hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

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