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Cuomo signals limited NY fracking plan

Regardless of where the Cuomo administration lands on regulation, the governor’s decision to allow any fracking in New York state will feel like a victory to energy companies who have been waiting for years to drill on already-leased land.


  ProPublica’s Abrahm Lustgarten on Congress’s fracking report

ProPublica’s Abrahm Lustgarten discusses a congressional report on potential violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, following up on a previous investigative report by Need to Know.


The price of gas: A Need to Know investigation

In collaboration with ProPublica, Need to Know correspondent John Larson investigates the practice of “fracking,” which some Wyoming residents say is polluting their water.


Actor Mark Ruffalo speaks out against fracking

Actor Mark Ruffalo, a resident of upstate New York, talks to Need to Know about the controversial oil and gas drilling practice known as “fracking,” which he opposes.

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