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Episode 1510

Naturally Noxious: Misplaced Faith and the Impact of Natural Gas Industry in Appalachian America

Sep 6

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Sean O'Leary

Naturally Noxious: Misplaced Faith and the Impact of Natural Gas Industry in Appalachian America

Chuck Mertz talks with Sean O'Leary about his writing for the Ohio River Valley Institute on the impact of the natural gas industry on Appalachian Americans. Sean O’Leary is senior researcher of energy and petrochemicals at the ORVI and is a native of Wheeling, WV. He has written about coal, natural gas, and their role in the economies of Appalachia in a book, a newspaper column, and blog titled, “The State of My State”. Previously, Sean served as communications director at the NW Energy Coalition in Seattle, Washington.

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