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Neela Banerjee, How the U.S. Government Hid Fracking's Risks to Drinking. (April 4 Youngstown OH)

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Neela Banerjee, Inside Climate News

Industrial Strength: How the U.S. Government Hid Fracking's Risks to Drinking Water

Neela Banerjee is a Washington-based reporter for Inside Climate News. She led the investigation into Exxon's early climate research, which was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service reporting and the recipient of nearly a dozen other journalism awards. Before joining ICN, she spent four years as the energy and environmental reporter for the Los Angeles Times' Washington bureau. Banerjee covered global energy, the Iraq War and other issues with The New York Times. She also served as a Moscow correspondent with The Wall Street Journal. Banerjee grew up in southeast Louisiana and graduated from Yale University.