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12:24 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Al Gore : Cuomo has "tough decision" to make on fracking

WAMC's Joe Donohue speaks with former U.S. Vice President Al Gore

Hydrofracking remains a controversial topic across the country, and perhaps no more so in New York, where state environmental and health officials are still determining if fracking can be done safely.

Al Gore
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Yesterday, during a joint legislative hearing on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed executive budget, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens was peppered with questions from legislators about the administration’s fracking plans.

WAMC’s Joe Donohue spoke with former Vice President Al Gore and asked how he would advise Cuomo on the issue.

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