Natural gas flares off a well on a farm outside the northeastern Pennsylvania town of Leroy.
Natural gas flares off a well on a farm outside the northeastern Pennsylvania town of Leroy. Kevin G. Hall/MCT
Natural gas flares off a well on a farm outside the northeastern Pennsylvania town of Leroy. Kevin G. Hall/MCT

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