Keeping An Eye On The Natural Gas Boom

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Keeping An Eye On The Natural Gas Boom

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This wk's @SeaChangeRadio - "Keeping An Eye On The Natural Gas Boom" w/LA Times reporter Neela Banerjee @NeelaEast http://is.gd/K3ob6U

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 12:25pm

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Even the most casual followers of energy policy have become aware of the controversy surrounding the massive expansion of fracking in this country over the past decade. Successful attempts to lift the curtain on fracking, like Josh Fox’s 2010 documentary film Gasland, have spurred a grassroots movement to push back on natural gas giants and lobbyists who would have us believe that fracking is clean and safe. So who is winning this battle for America’s health and well-being, fought on the parallel fronts of policy and PR?

This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise speaks with Neela Banerjee, a journalist who covers energy and environmental policy for the Los Angeles Times, to get an update on the latest developments in natural gas exploration. She talks about the fight to keep drinking water safe around the 77,000 natural gas wells throughout the country, and the controversy surrounding the use of unpermitted diesel fuel in the fracking process.

Keywords: Energy | Energy Policy | Environment | LA Times | alex wise | fracking | gasland | josh fox | los angeles times | natural gas | neela banerjee

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