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May. 19, 2011

Fracking, the Musical

by Katherine

Last week on Science Friday, Ira and guests discussed a new study linking natural gas fracking to methane in water supplies. (Audio: )

But if you, like me, can’t understand any scientific concepts without the aid of a musical number, you’re in luck. NYU journalism students, working with ProPublica.org, put together a handy music video entitled “My Water’s On Fire Tonight.” Natural gas extraction education has never been so entertaining:


For more information on fracking, listen to our June 2010 interview with Josh Fox, who was nominated for an Oscar for his documentary Gasland:

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