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Vermont is first state to ban fracking

    The governor of Vermont has signed into law the first state ban on hydraulic fracturing.

Drilling ban in NY town challenged

Natural gas company Anshutz Exploration has sued the town of Dryden in central New York in an effort to strike down a recent zoning law prohibiting gas drilling there. While New York State is considering whether to allow hydraulic fracturing, more than a dozen municipalities have enacted gas-drilling bans or restrictions.