In coming months we will be dealing with the Pennsylvania natural gas rush and the drilling into the Marcellus Shale. This is a major issue facing our state and one that we will deal with on air. No doubt, it's a contentious issue that people hungry for economic development want to make some money from, large energy corporations and boom companies are hoping to make huge profits from, but that many local citizens are worrying about as just another boom and bust and that work-a-day citizens, conservationists, and sustainability folks are thinking might be a big hoodwink.
Just to give a head's up, there are set of videos by Dr. Anthony Ingraffea at Cornell has done that explain some of the problems. Here is part two that tells us at least about the beginnings of these problems. Stay tuned!