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NY's Fracking Comment Period Opens Wednesday

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(WENY)-- Public comment for the D-E-C's latest set of proposed fracking regulations starts Wednesday.

Thousands of responses are expected during a public-comment period as state leaders work toward making a final decision.

Three national experts are reviewing the state's findings on the drilling practice. D-E-C commissioner Joe Marten's is hopeful a final decision will be reached by the end of February.