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Natural gas versus natural beauty

Natural gas versus natural beauty

An Appalachian battle rages over a pipeline route through sensitive salamander habitats

A tiny salamander in the Appalachian Mountains just won a major victory over a proposed natural gas pipeline, with the help of the U.S. Forest Service. But it will take more than a finger-length amphibian to take down the $5 billion project, which will bring fracked natural gas from Pennsylvania to power plants in Virginia and North Carolina that now rely on dirtier coal.

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