In this episode, we check out how New York’s ban on fracking may not be enough to ward off a controversial proposal to store natural gas deep beneath one of the most scenic parts of the state.
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Stories in this episode
- Aftershocks of the Gas Boom Ripple Through New York’s Wine Country
Fracking has been banned in New York since 2015. But a proposal to store natural gas in underground caverns in the state's scenic Finger Lakes region is bringing the issue back to the forefront.
- Is Pennsylvania’s Green Energy Sector on the Verge of a Boom?
Natural gas will be a chief energy export in Pennsylvania for years to come. But the state's vast and largely untapped wind resources could also add to the state's reputation as a major energy player.
- New Play Explores the Crossroads of Fracking, Family and Faith
A new play from Pittsburgh's Hatch Arts Collective dramatizes the stories of real Pennsylvanians' experiences of the fracking boom.
- Why Frigid Offices Are Bad for Everybody
When the peak sales months for personal space heaters are July and August, you know something's pretty wrong with our approach to office air conditioning.