Hudson Valley News
9:34 am
Wed July 10, 2013

Veteran From The Hudson Valley Says Fracking Is Good For National Security

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A veteran from New York is in Washington, D.C. this week to tell members of Congress that energy policy must change to protect the United States. He says he plans to impress upon them the benefits of fracking.

Retired Army Sergeant First Class Charles Baranyai says he will join volunteer veterans from across the country from Vets4Energy - a group that advocates for energy policies to sustain national security. Baranyai hopes to accomplish the following:

Baranyai is from Cornwall, in Orange County. Meanwhile, fracking opponents have been stating their case via rallies, celebrities, and documentaries. In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo has not yet decided whether to allow fracking - a drilling method to extract natural gas found deep in shale formations.