Natural Gas

EDF's Scott Anderson discusses fracking controversy

With many questions surrounding the health and environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing, drillers are facing scrutiny about this natural gas retrieval technique. Can fracking be performed without harm to surrounding communities? During today's OnPoint, Scott Anderson, a senior policy adviser at the Environmental Defense Fund, explains the uncertainty surrounding hydraulic fracturing. He discusses why he believes fracking can be performed safely, with minimal risk to the environment.