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Connections: Attorney David Morabito on Fracking

Jan 21, 2016

This past fall, we reported that a year after New York State banned fracking, no one decided to file a legal challenge. It turns out that's not perfectly accurate. A single landowner, who happens to be an East Rochester attorney, did indeed sue.

David Morabito still thinks he can win his case; he says the state does not have standing to prevent him from extracting gas on his property in the Southern Tier.

Morabito joins us to explain his lawsuit, and why he's taking up a lonely crusade when other pro-fracking groups decided not to sue.