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Loyalsock Forest--A Guided Tour of the Next Drilling Frontline

Loyalsock State Forest consists of more than 100,000 acres of pristine wilderness 120 miles north of Harrisburg. Now it's at the center of a fight between environmental groups and state regulators over whether, where and how Marcellus gas drilling should be allowed there.


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