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Friday, August 15, 2014

Pennsylvania's growing pipeline problems

Natural gas pipeline development is a big issue in Pennsylvania, and the growing pains aren’t over. By a long shot. In addition to habitat fragmentation and risks to public safety, water quality and aquatic habitats, these lines risk cultural resources and maybe even agricultural productivity.

No part of Pennsylvania is likely to be spared as this spider web of pipelines is spun across the face of Penn's Woods – even places where no drilling is taking place. These areas stand between well fields and more lucrative gas markets, and will be crossed. Such as:

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Recently, I did an email interview on this issue with my friend Roger Cohen, who blogs here. The interview was split into 2 parts. Here are links to Part 1 and Part 2

LancasterOnline reported on the interview here.

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