Natural Gas May Not be as Clean as Believed

Natural gas is considered by many to be the clean and abundant fuel of the future. It is touted by industry and government proponents as being 50% cleaner than oil and coal. However, Pro Publica reporter Abrahm Lustgarten says the Environmental Protection Agency has taken a deeper look at natural gas and found it may not be as clean as it's been billed. Rod Rice spoke with Lustgarten from his office in New York City.
Rod Rice speaking with Pro Publica reporter Abrahm Lustgarten from his office in New York. Lustgarten's story "Climate Benefits of Natural Gas May be Overstated" can be found at Pro Publica's website.
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Rod Rice

Local Anchor, Morning Edition

Rod Rice became fascinated with radio at an early age, while sitting on his Grandfather’s lap listening to his "programs" on the big Emerson Radio...