Pipeline Resistance

I do not know how many of you know the steps being taken across the Midwest and Northeast to stop pipeline construction. Everywhere I travel I hear about it and the troubles the midstream companies are having.   There are numerous Google Alerts which identify stories about communities, organizations and individuals trying to stop pipeline construction. Pipeline construction is critical for the Marcellus and Utica to evolve to the next phase of development. The need for less expensive Marcellus and Utica natural gas in New England and the Southeastern parts of the U.S. is very important to the economic growth of these regions. I read an article yesterday about the dire situation in Boston regarding natural gas. Bostonians pay the highest natural gas prices in the U.S. In January and February, they were paying $24.09 per million BTU’s in PA the price was $3.37. In the previous winter, customers saw their monthly electric bills, already double the national average, rise a whopping 37


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