06/27/2019 - Joseph Goffman

We’re fracking the hell out of the U.S.A. Can a president slam on the brakes?

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“Natural gas really is a double-edged sword,” said Joe Goffman, a former EPA senior counsel in the Office of Air and Radiation. The gas has unquestionably helped wean the U.S. off coal — the dirtiest fossil fuel — but left the country still emitting loads of heat-trapping carbon. “It presents a significant threat to climate and the environment,” Goffman, now the executive director of Harvard Law School’s Environmental Law Program,” added. “It really poses a riddle for policymakers right now.”

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