Capitol Pressroom

May 15, 2014: Bruno trial, Sean Eldridge, methane from natural gas, Jim Tallon

Closing arguments take place today in the trial of former Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno. We hear analysis from Eric Mower & Associates’ partner Sean Casey and Albany attorney Tom Marcelle.l

We speak with the Democrat running for the 19th Congressional District seat, challenger Sean Eldridge who is going on the offense against incumbent Republican Chris Gibson.

Robert W. Howarth, Ph.D., the David R. Atkinson Professor of Ecology and Environmental Biology, Cornell University & Founding Editor, Biogeochemistry; and A. R. Ingraffea, Ph.D., P.E., the Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering and Weiss Presidential Teaching Fellow at Cornell University discuss Howarth’s research paper, “A bridge to nowhere: methane emissions and the greenhouse gas footprint of natural gas.”

With the session winding down, we ask Regent Jim Tallon to frame the Common Core, testing, and teacher evaluation debates.

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