ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
ASSEMBLY STANDING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH
ASSEMBLY ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS REVIEW COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
On September 28, 2011, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released its proposed High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing regulations. On December 12, 2012, DEC released revised regulations. The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comment on the Department of Environmental Conservation's proposed High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing regulations.
Persons wishing to present pertinent testimony to the Committee at the above hearing should complete and return the enclosed reply form as soon as possible. It is important that the reply form be fully completed and returned so that persons may be notified in the event of emergency postponement or cancellation.
Oral testimony will be limited to five minutes duration. In preparing the order of witnesses, the Committee will attempt to accommodate individual requests to speak at particular times in view of special circumstances. These requests should be made on the attached reply form or communicated to Committee staff as early as possible. Ten copies of any prepared testimony should be submitted at the hearing registration desk. The Committee would appreciate advance receipt of prepared statements.
In order to meet the needs of those who may have a disability, the Assembly, in accordance with its policy of non-discrimination on the basis of disability, as well as the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), has made its facilities and services available to all individuals with disabilities. For individuals with disabilities, accommodations will be provided, upon reasonable request, to afford such individuals access and admission to Assembly facilities and activities.
Charles D. Lavine
Member of Assembly
Assembly Administrative Regulations Review Commission