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Local officials line up against so-called fracking 'invasion'

Members of the coalition Elected Officials to Protect New York gathered in Albany yesterday passing on bad tidings about what they see as the downside of the fracking 'invasion', as they put it. (Troy Record)

The NYS Petroleum Council responded by saying that voters seemed to be signaling support for the industry at the polling booth.  (Oneida Dispatch)


Portable solar arrays have been making an impact filling the gaps left after the storm, (greenerideal.com)

Pacific Standard has more on the same Solar Sandy project theme.

NYTech has built this useful website to assist the tech community in regrouping after Hurricane Sandy.


Business Insider asks investors what they look for when they're considering whether to invest in new startups.


The saga of the New York Thruway Authority and the potential increase in truck tolls remains up in the air. (Truckinginfo.com)

The City of Syracuse made it through to the Bloomberg Business Boot Camp. We'll follow up.

Later today

A conference on Clean Energy Workforce Development is being held today and tomorrow in Albany. Innovation Trail's Marie Cusick is there.

NY-BEST, the umbrella group of the state's battery and energy storage industry are meeting in Rochester today and Kate O'Connell will file from there.

What you may have missed

Xerox to axe 2,500 jobs as part of a fourth quarter restructure. 

The Agri-Business Park in Genesee County has won a major award for Industrial Development Agency of the Year.