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New Pipeline from PA Fracking Fields Stirs Controversy in the Bluegrass State

Kentucky is the land of Thoroughbreds and Bourbon, but it’s also in the middle of a very big pipeline project. The Bluegrass Pipeline would take natural gas liquids from Pennsylvania and Ohio, and bring it to the Gulf coast. That’s where many of the country’s petrochemical plants are located.  The pipeline would pass through the backyards of thousands of rural Kentuckians.

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Pipelines May Dampen Ethane Cracker Prospects in PA

Royal Dutch Shell has been inching forward with plans for an ethane cracker in Beaver County, fueled by the region's plentiful natural gas, since early last year.  The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that five major gas pipelines under construction may make those plans obsolete.

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Gas, Guns, and Pipelines

Joe Bezjak wanted pipeline workers off his property. They say he threatened to shoot them. He says he was trying to protect his herd, and land. The 73-year-old ended up in jail over the confrontation. 

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Chesapeake Energy CEO in Deep with Shareholders

There's been a storm brewing among the leadership of the second largest natural gas producer in the US--Chesapeake Energy.

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Spinning Gas into Marble: Company Cashing in on Gas Rush

You've probably heard about job loss and budget cuts.

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Where Gas is Drilled, Pipelines Follow, with Problems

Pipelines are becoming a big issue in Pennsylvania as more wells are coming on line in the Marcellus shale. From State Impact PA and WHYY Susan Phillips reports how a pipeline in Northern Pennsylvania is the focus of conflict. Also, Chesapeake wants the Army Corps of Engineers to hurry up on a pipeline permit, and a pipeline snafu in Susquehanna County muddies a creek.

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The Allegheny Front Partners with Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Pipeline

The Allegheny Front is now a news partner with The Post-Gazette's Pipeline project.

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Shareholders Put Gas Industry in Hot Seat on Hydrofracking

Groups calling themselves socially-responsible investors have joined the shale play in their own way.

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