Natural gas powerplant

With the construction of new pipelines, states across the region will be able to expand their power generating fleet with new natural gas power power plants.  In addition, these pipelines would also create more economic opportunities by supporting the expansion of manufacturers and other energy-intensive businesses.

Officials said oil and natural gas development created about $40 billion worth of economic development in the Marcellus and Utica shale region, but they know a series of interstate pipeline projects still under federal review would generate billions more in additional activity.

Read more – The Intelligencer