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Impact Of Natural Gas Drilling And Pipelines Have Some Concerned

December 4th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

Growth of natural gas drilling and new pipelines has observers concerned about their impact on public lands. The state is looking at allowing more drilling leases and pipelines on West Virginia state property, and plans for three large pipelines cross national forestland on their way east. Beth Little with the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy thinks people don’t always realize all that these public lands do. She says the forests in the region protect headwaters that ultimately become the drinking water for millions…

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