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Fracking near W.Va. chemical plant on hold

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Houston company’s plans to drill for natural gas near a Marshall County chemical plant are on hold. A Marshall County circuit judge late last week issued a temporary restraining order blocking gas drilling, or fracking, by Gastar Exploration Inc. near Axiall Corp.’s chemical manufacturing plant at Natrium. A full hearing on the matter is scheduled for ...

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Editorial: The unknown, exciting Marcellus gas future

Charleston Gazette Editorial West Virginia’s economy will stampede in a new direction, thanks to snowballing Marcellus Shale gas and future chemical plants using derivatives of the gas, industry leaders boasted last week at the state Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business Summit at The Greenbrier Resort. “This is going to be a tidal wave that we do not yet understand,” declared ...

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