Undermining Frack Hazards

Premiere DateJun 16, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:22 The Daily Beat pt. 1 What is Fracking?
06:35 The Daily Beat pt. 2 No Action Alternative
07:30 The Daily Beat pt. 3 EPA's response
12:16 The Daily Beat Outro
12:36 Song of The Day
15:00 Finish

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This week on The Daily Beat: We are doing an investigation into hydro-fracking and the success of New York State in banning the process.

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Today on the Daily Beat, Tuesday June 16, 2015: We continue our conversation with Megan Ahearn, spokesperson for the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). We end on a discussion about how the EPA and other oil companies are working to undermine the hazardous effects. Ahearn gives her perspective on the report by the EPA released in June 2015 that claims there is no evidence of contamination that has infiltrated the entire water system in the US.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…