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January 10, 2017
"If hydrofracking occurs, for example, in Pennsylvania, the waste can still be trucked over and submitted into our wastewater treatment facilities and that's the type of thing those facilities weren't designed to do and we need to make sure that those chemicals, many of which are unknown because they're not disclosed by companies, simply don't come into New York to be treated," said Assemblymember David Buchwald, speaking on legislation that bans the acceptance of wastewater from oil or natural gas extraction activities at wastewater treatment facilities and landfills. A302