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Appalachia’s Fracking Boom Has Done Little For Local Economies: Study

Kristina Marusic Environmental Health News
Appalachia's fracking boom has failed to deliver on promises of jobs and benefits to local economies, according to a new study. The analysis concluded that about 90 percent of the wealth created from shale gas extraction leaves local communities.

New Challenges for the Disputed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Sue Sturgis Facing South
photo of bumble bee The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline, which would carry fracked gas 600 miles from West Virginia to North Carolina and possibly points farther south, has been hit with setbacks in recent weeks that raise questions about its future.

California Game Changers: Can We Ban Fracking?

Judith Lewis Mernit Capital & Main
If you were to parachute into Kern County about 40 miles west of Bakersfield, you might doubt California’s status as a national leader on climate.
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