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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Natural gas exploration is heating up in New York State. Steve Lawitts, acting commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, discusses the city’s findings that hydraulic drilling for natural gas would contaminate the city’s watershed. Plus, Tamara Reynolds and Zora O’Neill return with more party planning tips. And why your siblings know just how to drive you crazy.

Guests:

Steve Lawitts, Zora O’Neill and Tamara Reynolds

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Drilling for Gas

Steve Lawitts, acting commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, discusses the city’s findings that hydraulic drilling for natural gas would contaminate the watershed serving the city.

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Worried about seeing you family tomorrow? You are not alone. Emily Yoffe, Slate.com contributor explains why your siblings have the unparalleled ability to drive you crazy.

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Good Books

Looking for a good book to read this holiday weekend? Sarah McNally, owner of McNally Jackson bookstore on Prince Street, has suggestions.

Do you have suggestions about good books to curl up with over the long weekend? Give us a call or comment below!

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