Pittsburgh's Growth Sparked by Frackers City Banned

Pittsburgh's Growth Sparked by Frackers City Banned Play

Aug. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, Dennis Yablonsky, chief executive officer of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, and Darlene Harris, Pittsburgh City Council president, talk about the impact of the natural gas industry on Pennsylvania's second-biggest city. Drilling into Marcellus shale deposits is banned in Pittsburgh, yet hydraulic-fracturing, or fracking, operations in the countryside nearby have helped bring in jobs and boost demand for city office space. (Source: Bloomberg)

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