Drilling For Answers: The Marcellus Shale Debate
(airs Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 8pm)
This one-hour special explores the controversial issue of Marcellus Shale drilling in the Pittsburgh region. Hosted by Chris Moore, the program features guest panelists who are experts on various issues related to Marcellus Shale drilling. Tonia Caruso will field questions submitted through WQED's web site and Facebook page and present them to the panel.
President & Executive Director, Marcellus Shale Coalition
Board President, Allegheny Defense Project
Risk Assessment Specialist, formerly with the Sierra Club
Co-Director, Penn State Cooperative Extension's Marcellus Education Team
The Marcellus Shale Debate: A Town Hall Meeting
(originally aired November 4, 2010)
Western Pennsylvania is sitting on what seems like an endless source of natural gas. The drilling promises jobs to a struggling economy, but at what cost? Environmental groups fear the drilling is a disaster waiting to happen and some homeowners say the process has already contaminated their drinking water.
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On Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 8:00pm viewers heard from all sides in the Marcellus Shale debate. Chris Moore hosted the live town hall meeting, with Tonia Caruso welcoming an invited audience to pose questions and provide answers on the Marcellus Shale issue.
Secretary, PA Department of Environmental Protection
Kathryn Zuberbuhler Klaber (Cancelled)
President and Executive Director
Marcellus Shale Coalition
Washington County Homeowner
Dr. Kent Moors
Director of Energy Policy Research at the Graduate Policy Center, Duquesne University
Dr. John Stolz
Director of The Center for Environmental Research and Education (CERE),at Duquesne University