Earth Focus

Fueling Change: Oil Extraction in Alaska & California

Season 2 Episode 1 | 25m 52s Video has closed captioning.

Global demand for oil and gas has long-lasting impacts on the communities that supply it. In Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, communities are at odds over an oil exploration and drilling plan that will boost the economy but have consequences on the environment. In California’s Kern County, mayors of two neighboring towns face off on economic benefits and health risks of oil production.

Aired: 04/23/19

Rating: NR

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