marcellus shale http://wamc.org en Fervent Foes Devote Their Lives To Fracking Fight http://wamc.org/post/fervent-foes-devote-their-lives-fracking-fight <p>VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Big energy companies have been trying for five years to tap the riches of the Marcellus Shale in southern New York. They promise thousands of jobs, economic salvation and an abundant, clean-burning source of fuel.<br><br>But for all its political and financial clout, the industry hasn't been able to get its foot in the door. One reason: Folks like Sue Rapp and Vera Scroggins are in the way.</p> Sun, 07 Jul 2013 15:01:06 +0000 Associated Press 68639 at http://wamc.org Fervent Foes Devote Their Lives To Fracking Fight Question of the Day - Fracking? http://wamc.org/post/question-day-fracking <p><a href="http://www.timesunion.com/default/article/Anti-fracking-coalition-plans-big-rally-in-Albany-3817046.php">Anti-fracking coalition plans big rally in Albany</a>&nbsp;- story from The Times Union.</p><p>Bill McKibben and Josh Fox were in studio today and taking listener calls.</p><p>What do you think New York's policy on shale gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing should be?</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:09:57 +0000 Joe Donahue 46474 at http://wamc.org Historic Preservation Group Joins Fracking Debate http://wamc.org/post/historic-preservation-group-joins-fracking-debate <p>A historic preservation group is weighing in on hydro fracking for the first time, and they don&#39;t like what they say they&rsquo;ve been learning about the gas drilling process. They say it would change the nature of the landscape from rural to industrial and would detract from heritage tourism in the Marcellus shale region.&nbsp; Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports&hellip;</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:01:04 +0000 Karen Dewitt 36968 at http://wamc.org Historic Preservation Group Joins Fracking Debate