City Views

CityViews 5/10/12: Natural Gas Boom/The Coming “Ring of Fire”



Segment 1:

Declared a win-win by environmental groups, energy developers as well as government officials, the plan by Anadarko Petroleum to drill 3,600 new natural gas wells in the Uinta Basin will create over 4,000 jobs. On Thursday, we’ll talk about the potential for natural gas development in Utah as well as the art of the compromise when it comes to energy development.


  • Bill Springer, Bureau of Land Management
  • Stephen Bloch, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
  • Tom Chidsey, Utah Geological Survey
  • Kathleen Sgamma, Western Energy Alliance



Segment 2:

Eclipse watchers are anxiously awaiting the “Ring of Fire” eclipse when the moon will move in front of the sun on May 20. On Thursday, we’ll learn more about this heavenly phenomenon as well as the upcoming transit of Venus.



  • Seth Jarvis, Clark Planetarium
City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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