For decades Youngstown, Ohio, was one of the great centers of U.S. steel manufacturing. Then the industry collapsed and jobs disappeared. Now, shale gas is reviving the city’s hopes – and fears.
Travelling across Pennsylvania and Ohio, Dimiter Kenarov explores the economic and environmental issues related to shale gas extraction, and the rising anti-fracking movement in the region.
There are thousands of lost oil and gas wells scattered across Pennsylvania, the industrial legacy of a previous era. Now, someone is looking for them.