Ingraffea/Engelder Debate, Dundee NY: 01/2013: Should New York State and/or Starkey Township Allow High Volume Shale Gas Extraction?

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Ingraffea/Engelder Debate, Dundee NY: 01/2013: Should New York State and/or Starkey Township Allow High Volume Shale Gas Extraction?

A debate sponsored by the Town of Starkey held January 23, 2013 at the high school auditorium in Dundee, NY between Dr. Terry Engelder, Penn State University, who supports the proposition, and Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, Cornell University, who opposes.  Jack Ossant, moderator, introduces debaters

“The value of this science could increment the net worth of U.S. energy

resources by a trillion dollars, plus or minus billions.” —Dr. Engelder

“They are imposing on us the requirement to locate our homes,
hospitals and schools inside their industrial space.” —Dr. Ingraffea

Those unfamiliar or familiar with hydrofracking’s offerings, in favor of or not, or still undecided, should gain new perspectives from this event.

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