Fracking Opponents Rally Outside Cuomo Fundraiser In NYC

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A hotel employee watches as anti Fracking protesters demonstrate in... News PhotoActivity,Andrew Cuomo,Anti-Fracking Protest,Environment,Environmental Issues,Fracking,Fuel and Power Generation,Horizontal,Hotel,New York City,Occupation,Politics,Protest,Protestor,USA,Visit,Waldorf Astoria Hotel,WorkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 07: A hotel employee watches as anti Fracking protesters demonstrate in front of the Waldorf Astoria as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visits the hotel for a function on January 7, 2013 in New York City. Fracking, a process that injects millions of gallons of chemical mixed water into a well in order to release gas, has become a contentious issue in New York as critics of the process believe it contaminates drinking water among other hazards. New York City gets much of its drinking water from upstate reservoirs. If the regulations are approved by Governor Cuomo, drilling in the upstate New York Marcellus Shale could later this year. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)