Sierra Club National Organization Supports Gas Drilling, Local Chapters Do Not – Tension Brewing

NPR Morning Edition (Feb 23)
Natural Gas As A Climate Fix Sparks Friction

In a surprisingly balanced report by NPR, we learn of the infighting that is taking place in the Sierra Club, between the national organization and the state and local chapters. It seems the national organization believes natural gas and gas drilling are a good and acceptable alternative to coal. But local chapters are concerned about drilling’s effect on the the landscape and on water supplies.

Click through on the link above to read the transcript or listen to the four minute segment, which includes the Sierra Club attending a ribbon cutting ceremony at a plant at Cornell University to celebrate their conversion from coal to natural gas.

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