Natural gas drilling equipment on the Pinedale Anticline, WY

Natural gas drilling equipment on the Pinedale Anticline, WY

The U.S. has been called the Saudi Arabia of natural gas. Supporters say it’s a step toward a cleaner energy future. But a new HBO documentary raises environmental and health concerns. The risks and rewards of drilling for natural gas.

Guests

  • John Hanger Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Mike Soraghan reporter for E&E Publishing, which publishes Greenwire and Energy & Environment Daily.
  • Josh Fox director of the HBO documentary "Gasland."
  • C. Boyden Gray founding member of the Energy Future Coalition, former White House counsel to Pres. George H.W. Bush, U.S. Ambassador to the EU and special envoy for Eurasian energy diplomacy.

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