Arun Gandhi, grandson of nonviolent protest leader Mahatma Gandhi,
signs a pledge resisting hydraulic fracturing during a Feb. 4 rally in
the War Room at the Capitol in Albany. Earlier, during a joint budget
hearing on the environment, Commissioner Joe Martens of the state
Department of Environmental Conservation said his agency has no
timetable for finishing shale gas drilling rules, with the completion
date dependent on recommendations made by the health commissioner.