In this hour of BURN, host Alex Chadwick goes to the swing state of Pennsylvania to examine fracking, the politically volatile exploration technology that has made natural gas the single most important element remaking our energy economy.
Some voters in the swing state's Larimer County say too much federal regulation is keeping the U.S. overly reliant on foreign oil. Others argue the government should help businesses move toward sustainability.
Protesters are demonstrating outside of electric utility Dominion Virginia's corporate headquarters in Richmond all week to call attention to what they say is the company's inadequate record on renewable energy.
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