Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett and the GOP legislature’s support of Marcellus Shale drilling have made it easy for the industry to thrive in Pennsylvania.
But experts continue to study the effects of fracking on other natural resources like water. Joining Radio Times host Marty Moss-Coane this morning are: Abrahm Lustgarten, whose investigative reporting into fracking and Marcellus Shale for the nonprofit ProPublica won last year’s Polk Award; Michael Boufadel, Temple University professor and chairman of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and member of the Science Advisory Board of the EPA; and David Yoxtheimer, an extension associate with the Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research who is investigating water and environmental issues related to Marcellus shale and doing public outreach for Penn State on these issues.
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