Big Fracking Issues: An Update on Promises and Realities
Last week research revealed that a 2011 earthquake in Youngstown, OH could be linked to hydraulic fracturing in that area. Some worry about fracking’s dangers, citing water pollution and respiratory illness among them. Others say it’s a safe way to extract a wealth of natural gas from the earth. This hour we’ll get an update on the debate in Ohio and Pennsylvania, and see if industry promises have come true.
- Tom Stewart, Exec. VP, Ohio Oil and Gas Association
- Trent A. Dougherty, Director of Legal Affairs, Ohio Environmental Council
- Melissa Troutman and Joshua B. Pribanic, co-directors, The Triple Divide
Tues, Sept 10 at 7pm, The Gateway Film Center will show “The Triple Divide.”