Digging For Gas In New York

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/93794554/93794536" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

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.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.