A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Topic: What does another natural gas drilling boom mean for the environment in the Mon Valley?
Guest: Doug Shields, Western Pennsylvania Outreach Liaison, Food & Water Watch
How discussed: After several years of "bust," it looks like energy companies are again going to start drilling in the Marcellus shale deep under Western Pennsylvania. Are Allegheny County's municipalities prepared for a resumption in drilling? What changes need to be made to zoning regulations? What can citizens do to educate themselves and their city, borough or township officials?
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.37MB - Duration: 29:53 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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