NOVA - Season 8, Episode 4 - Rotten Tomatoes

Do We Really Need the Rockies?

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Exploring potential ecological problems of mining shale oil in the Rockies. The report surveys a region of western Colorado that's believed to contain a reserve of 1.8 trillion barrels. A plant could produce 50,000 gallons of oil a day, but it could also leave 20 million tons of waste rock each year.

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