05 Feb '12, 2pm

Doctor Prescribes Preventive Medicine for Shale Gas

February 5, 2012 at 9:07AM by Jim DiPeso | comment The operating assumption that generally prevails in Washington, DC, is that the facts should fit the political narrative, not the other way around. Every once in awhile, someone comes along and tries to spoil the fun. Such was the case February 1 when Dr. Bernard Goldstein, a physician, toxicologist, member of the National Academies of Science's Institute of Medicine, and former Reagan administration appointee at the Environmental Protection Agency, testified to the House Science Committee's energy subcommittee about public health issues associated with hydraulic fracturing. This was the hearing from which Josh Fox, producer of the anti-fracturing documentary Gasland was ejected and cuffed by Capitol Police. That unfortunate incident grabbed the headlines, but Goldstein's important testimony shouldn't be overshadowed by th...

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February 5, 2012 at 9:07AM by Jim DiPeso | comment The operating assumption that generally prevails in Washington, DC, is ...

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Gasland director arrested for filming in Congress

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cntraveller.com 05 Feb '12, 12pm

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