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Fracking for gas - Harry Shearer in New Orleans

  • Aired: 08/27/2010
  • 51:59
  • Expires: 08/27/2015
  • Rating: NR
Writer, comic, radio host and longtime resident of New Orleans who wants to puncture the myths and misperceptions about Hurricane Katrina on its 5 year anniversary. With Pro-Publica, an investigation into hydraulic fracturing – or “fracking” - a method of drilling for natural gas that has significantly increased natural gas production in the US. but critics say has water pollution potential.
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Pro-Publica investigation into hydraulic gas fracking and writer Harry Shearer.
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