Frances Beinecke

President, Natural Resources Defense Council

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President of the Natural Resources Defense Council; author of The World We Create: A Message of Hope for a Planet in Peril

Frances Beinecke on KCRW

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Nobody really knows how much oil and gas lie under the vast areas of the oceans that President Obama  wants to open  for exploration.

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Nobody really knows how much oil and gas lie under the vast areas of the oceans that President Obama wants to open for exploration.

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