They landed, one after another, in 2015: plans for nearly a dozen interstate pipelines to move natural gas beneath rivers, mountains and people’s yards. Like spokes on a wheel, they’d spread from Appalachia to markets in every direction. Together these new and expanded pipelines — comprising 2,500 miles of steel in all — would double the amount of gas that could flow out of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
Natural Gas Building Boom Fuels Climate Worries, Enrages Landowners
By Kristen Lombardi and Jame Smith Hopkins & Center for Public Integrity • Jul 17, 2017