And it's a whopper. 1,500 paged 46 meg PDF. On Wednesday, New York States Department of Environmental Conservation released a long-awaited full draft of its report on the economic benefits, as well as the social and environmental risks, of hydraulic fracking in New York. Revised Draft SGEIS on the Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Regulatory Program (September 2011) - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation Individual chapters are downloadable. The report explores the prospective economic benefits of fracking within the state in detail, reported the Wall Street Journal. The report says that fracking could bring 29,000 new jobs to the state, and generate anywhere from $621 million to $2.5 billion. Natural Gas and Energy companies say that drilling is safe in any location, and criticize the DEC report for advise against drilling in State Parks, as well as the following proposed regulatory measures.