Plastics: The New Coal in Appalachia?
"With little notice nationally, a new petrochemical and plastics manufacturing hub may be taking shape along 300 miles of the upper reaches of the Ohio River, from outside Pittsburgh southwest to Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky."
Why this is important: The natural gas liquids produced by shale operations in Appalachia provide economic opportunities that must be dealt with responsibly. The abundance and low cost of NGLs in the Appalachian Basin and their proximity to markets makes plastics manufacturing a natural result that is--and should be--utilized....
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