Episode 3

The Promises and Perils of Fracking
This podcast investigates the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of Marcellus shale in Bradford County, PA and it affects on the American dream.  Matt Sisto and Shane Kiefer visited Bradford county to take a first hand look at the industry and its impacts.
To stream the episode, press play below:


Act 1: This segment is about the impact on the individual located within the Marcellus shale region. A lot of people are gaining additional income from leasing their land.

Act 2: In this segment Sisto and Kiefer discuss the impacts on both the community and the environment. We asked a local farmer his thoughts on the Marcellus shale and you may be surprised by his response.

Act 3: Finally, the third segment is about the impact on the industry workers and the pains that s that comes along with all the money.