MSNBC commentator Chris Hayes welcomed Lou Allstadt, former EVP of Mobil Oil, who lives here in Central New York and who wrote an open letter to ExxonMobile CEO Rex Tillerson to discuss the highly controversial issue on his show, All In with Chris Hayes.

Like many here in New York, Lou and Chris are concerned about the health dangers associated with fracking.

Is hydraulic fracturing safe or is it dangerous to our water systems? Perhaps after hearing from our fellow Central New Yorker, your opinion may be swayed.

More about fracking here.