Managing Attorney Deborah Goldberg joined Katherine Hudson of Riverkeeper to debate New York Times Op-Ed columnist Joe Nocera and former Department of Energy Asst. Sec. Susan Tierney in a nationally broadcasted event presented by Intelligence Squared U.S., in partnership with the Aspen Ideas Festival. Deborah and Katherine debated in favor of the motion, "No Fracking Way: The Natural Gas Boom is Doing More Harm Than Good."
A 53 to 42 percent tally of audience members at the live taping of the public radio debate program Intelligence Squared, made it official. Goldberg and her debate partner, Katherine Hudson of Riverkeeper, had defeated New York Times business columnist Joe Nocera and former Clinton administration energy appointee Sue Tierney—who had argued that fears of fracking were overblown.