Live Blog from EPA Hearing

Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan addresses protestors outside meeting

Emma Jacobs

WXXI Innovation Trail Reporters Emma Jacobs and Ryan Morden report from the Environmental Protection Agency's hearings on hydrofracking in New York State.

The series of four hearings in Binghamton focus on the hydraulic fracturing of Marcellus Shale to extract natural gas located underground throughout the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes.

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Click Here for "Five Things to Know" about the hearing.

Our Innovation Trail reporters produced three stories in advance of the hearings:

Hydrofracking & Job Creation

NY Looks to PA for Shale Guidance

Secondary Economic Impacts of Shale Drilling?