State legislature passes bill banning offshore drilling

2019-02-14T20:55:39-05:00February 8th, 2019|

Photo caption: Long Island’s waterways captured by local fisherman Chris Hamilton. (Courtesy photo) by Tara Smith | 02/08/2019 6:00 AM The New York State Legislature approved a bill to ban offshore drilling Tuesday. The bill amends the Environmental Conservation Law to prohibit offshore oil and gas production. It would prevent the state Department of Environmental Conservation from leasing [...]