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Pipeline Paths Remain a Risky Mystery Beneath Our Feet

Everyone wants to know where all the new Marcellus Shale gas pipelines are or will be. But pipeline companies aren’t required to share that information with the public.

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New Pipeline Could Mean Tax Bonanza for NJ Towns, but for Pa.? Not So Much

In Pennsylvania, communities where companies are building new natural gas pipelines could be missing out on vital tax dollars.

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Flipping the Script on Eminent Domain

A New Milford, Pennsylvania, resident might lose 125 maple trees on her property if an energy infrastructure company develops the land for a natural gas pipeline. Often, these companies use the threat of eminent domain to pressure people into signing a lease agreement, but landowners like Catherine Holleran are calling their bluff.

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Safety, Environmental Fears Surround Proposed OH Gas Pipelines

Just as in Pennsylvania, landowners and environmentalists in other states are concerned about the environmental impacts of drilling natur

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