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________________________________________________________________________ 5424 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y

February 26, 2013 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SWEENEY, SILVER, FARRELL, LIFTON, GOTTFRIED, WEISENBERG, COLTON, BRENNAN, GLICK, CYMBROWITZ, O'DONNELL, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, ZEBROWSKI, ABINANTI, OTIS, ENGLEBRIGHT, DINOWITZ, MARKEY, PAULIN, MILLMAN, JACOBS, COOK, MILLER, ROBINSON, GALEF, BRAUNSTEIN, SCARBOROUGH, CLARK, PERRY, ROBERTS, STEVENSON, HOOPER -- MultiSponsored by -- M. of A. AUBRY, CRESPO, FAHY, GIBSON, HEVESI, LAVINE, MAGNARELLI, MAISEL, RYAN, SCHIMEL, SIMANOWITZ, THIELE, TITONE -read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT suspending the issuance of permits for the drilling of wells for natural repeal of such provision upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEMBLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 1 of 2 low 3 shale 4 5 its 6 any 7 and 8 9 be 10 permeability natural gas pools such as the formations. The purpose of Marcellus and Utica permits for the drilling of a well for natural gas extraction in Section 1. There is hereby established a suspension of the issuance gas extraction in certain areas; and providing for the

such suspension shall be to afford the state and and analysis of

residents the opportunity to continue the review potential effects on water

and air quality, environmental safety expire and

public health. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall deemed repealed May 15, 2014.

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