PBS NewsHour

Weighing Pros and Cons of Increased Oil and Gas Production

Clip: 08/10/2012 | 11m 36s

Two years ago, the U.S imported two-thirds of its oil. Now, imports are less than half of U.S. oil needs. Jeffrey Brown talks to National Resources Defense Council's Kate Sinding and the Manhattan Institute's Robert Bryce about increased domestic energy production and whether economic benefits outweigh environmental concerns.

Aired: 08/10/12

Rating: NR

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