How the West’s Energy Boom Could Threaten Drinking Water for 1 in 12 Americans
ProPublica Finalist for Goldsmith Prize
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.
About Sharon Wilson
Sharon Wilson is considered a leading citizen expert on the impacts of shale oil and gas extraction. She is the go-to person whether it’s top EPA officials from D.C., national and international news networks, or residents facing the shock of eminent domain and the devastating environmental effects of natural gas development in their backyards.
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