Saturday, March 26, 2011

Rivera takes lead on hydro-fracking legislation

 Water treatment in the city of Buffalo has been an ongoing issue.
 Frack Action Buffalo, led by Rita Yelda, and Niagara District Councilmember David Rivera and North District Councilmember Joseoh Golombek have worked to pass Buffalo’s Community Protection from Natural Gas Extraction Ordinance, and stop hydraulic fracturing, a dangerous form of water treatment.
 The ordinance was passed last fall, and officially bans hydraulic fracturing in the city of Buffalo, as well as the dangers of the wastewater from the process.
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