A new report from a an environmental group says New York's oversight of waste disposal from natural-gas drilling operations is too lax, making it almost impossible to track how much waste is produced and how drillers dispose of it.
The report was released Friday by the Environmental Advocates of New York.
It examined records related to 100 of the state's 6,628 active gas wells.
It finds industry reporting forms provide little detail on where drilling wastewater was sent and whether it actually got to the intended disposal site.
State officials disputed the report.
New York in under a 2008 moratorium on hydraulic fracturing or fracking and horizontal drilling.
Vertical-only wells are still allowed in New York.
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