Gas boom has its own climate questions

Gazette-Mail: Earlier this month, when business boosters, community organizers and labor advocates gathered to brainstorm about diversifying the economy in West Virginia's coalfields, one alternative was mentioned over and over: The boom in natural gas production in the Marcellus Shale region of the state. Over the past decade, West Virginia's natural gas production has more than doubled. Jobs in the industry have jumped by 55 percent. The natural gas boom here and across the nation has brought climate change......

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