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There's an interesting article from the TU's Brian Nearing about how a small town in Pennsylvania, not to far from the border with New York, has been changed by fracking operations in the area (map). Like so many things, it's complicated. A quote from one resident: ""Where you come down on that question depends on what you fear the most -- economic ruination or environmental ruination."

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