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Digging For Gas In New York

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Digging For Gas In New York

Digging For Gas In New York

Digging For Gas In New York

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Rural communities in New York and Pennsylvania have seen intense leasing activity as energy companies have turned to natural gas buried deep underground. Extraction has potential to jump-start the flagging local economy, but it has also raised environmental concerns.

Ilya Marritz reports for member station WNYC.