Posted: 29 Jan 2009 05:24 PM CST
by Paul Kiel, ProPublica –
We at ProPublica were excited to learn today that Abrahm Lustgarten’s articles exposing the threat some natural gas drilling may pose to drinking water is a finalist for the Shorenstein’s Center Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. If you haven’t checked out the pieces, you can see them here.
Other nominees come from the Charlotte Observer, Detroit Free Press, New York Times, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Washington Post.