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I was assembly members -- Voted in favor of the additional delay it welcomed the show why did you vote in favor of the -- Well first why I voted in -- for the -- it passed the assembly overwhelmingly.
But it -- it's got a ways to go as it has to pass.
Our state senate and be signed by the governor.
I voted for it because I think there are enormous risks.
With fracking risks for a water supply to the agricultural economy of upstate New York the tourism economy.
Did turning large.
Sections of upstate New York into essentially industrial sites with trucks going in -- out with.
In with chemicals and now with waste water.
I think it's an enormous hazard.
To New York's economy and and war.
Oh OK OK and let's don't know enough remains a little that the bill is that we spent 11 by one figure you're talking about -- how injuries in my view people's health.
The EPA has gone over and over -- -- repeatedly confirmed.
That fracking has no -- incidents -- ground water contamination.
Do you not trust the EDA.
Well I'm not sure that they have said that I do know that BP EPA is still conducting in a major study.
On all of this which is gonna take some time to do the state of Pennsylvania which has a large amount of fracking is also.
As I understand it now conducting a major study and to help him impact.
And then what was actually -- -- -- -- and the US senate committee on environmental and public works.
A report they put out about -- Well that may be and but I didn't but they are also.
As far as I know they are also still doing -- a major study so they must have some concern.
And bill bill calls for that study to be assessed by.
Our state university school of public health.
Which I think is important because while that's part of state government it has as an academic institution I think fair.
Well -- fair independents and and an enormously high degree of professional credibility.
And if they can come to a conclusion really quickly.
The fracking can go forward.
-- let me ask you make the congressional really -- -- we have -- Washington is here and it was like at the congressional research service in addition to the EPA's report.
Put out its own report.
In July 2012 -- that -- dot at that hydraulic fracking.
Has there are no reports.
-- being linked to incidence of ground water contamination as well.
Well I don't know.
A couldn't go to do research service could say that because there have been numerous incidents incidents of of accidents and that no one can really know about the migration.
Of contaminated water when it starts out.
That far down in so many miles from.
The well head the potential for that in.
Through the the fractured rock and up into.
Act -- first I think is very substantial.
What what is more not a lot of damage you -- he had on and -- we congress that he's agrees with you what would convince you.
I mean -- I don't know what you're basing that on it if these are government reports and from the.
IEA I don't basing it on.
I'm basing in part on scientists who have testified.
My committee I chair the health committee in the assembly and our environmental conservation committee.
And I base it on my confidence in the state university school public health.
Had to do a professional analysis of this.
And if they tell us that the people who are concerned.
Don't really have a basis will and that's what we will go forward on OK but I don't expect that kind of clean bill bill of health.
No it's clear that you don't expect -- artists -- wouldn't thanks for coming on.
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