It’s now painfully obvious for all to see that NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has instructed his underlings–DEC Commissioner Joe Martens and Health Commissioner Nirav Shah–to drag their feet on releasing a recommendation with regard to fracking. Starting in February and then again in March, Shah said he anticipated being done with his review “in a few weeks” (see NY Health Com. Nirav Shah Says Fracking Health Review Almost Done).
This week? Shah says there’s “no timetable” for a decision. Obviously Shah has already completed his review and likely discussed it with Andy the Ditherer and Andy, just like dear old dad, just doesn’t want to commit. Too bad–this issue has ruined any small chance Cuomo may have had in the 2016 presidential sweepstakes. Here’s the latest “I’m covering my boss’ rear-end” statements from Shah: