Marcellus Shale Summit Underway in Olean
Some people are calling it a "modern-day gold rush." It's a huge reserve of natural gas located thousands of feet below the surface from West Virginia to New York's Southern Tier and the Catskills.
Tapping that reserve would provide energy and a much-needed economic boost to the state. But the type of drilling required to remove the gas is raising some environmental concerns. WXXI's Rachel Ward is in Olean Monday, covering a summit meeting on the project. Listen during All Things Considered.