Investigative report: Hastiness in natural gas drilling jeopardizes local water

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The sharp rise in energy prices has pushed states to speed through legislation that allows companies to drill for gas. The potential for revenue is enormous, but what's the cost? WNYC's Ilya Marritz and ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten explain the potential environmental consequences of the rush for new energy as New York presses ahead with its plans to tap gas underneath the Catskill Mountains.
Guests: Ilya Marritz, WNYC reporter, and Abrahm Lustgarten, reporter for Pro Publica, a non-profit investigative news organization.

Contributors:

Leo Duran

Comments [1]

listener ben

why is this at the top of the most viewed? this is the first comment, i wonder what everyone has been viewing.

Jul. 28 2008 03:50 PM

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