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Environment & Energy

Pipelines: The New Battleground Over Fracking

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Lindsay Lazarski
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WHYY

Forget the battles over the Keystone XL. Pipeline wars are now raging in Pennsylvania, where production is high and pipeline capacity is low.

Marcellus Shale gas has the potential to alter the landscape of the global energy market. But right now a shortage of pipelines to get gas from the gas fields to consumers has energy companies eager to dig new trenches. And activists opposed to more drilling see pipeline proposals as the new battleground over fracking.

You can read the entire story at the website of our partner StateImpact Pennsylvania.