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.