Marie Cusick http://kwit.org en Natural Gas Boom Cuts Into Pennsylvania's State Forests http://kwit.org/post/natural-gas-boom-cuts-pennsylvanias-state-forests On the side of a mountain road in Pennsylvania's Tiadaghton State Forest, I'm trying to avoid a steady stream of heavy truck traffic. Acres of freshly cut tree stumps stretch out in front of me.<p>Kevin Heatley lives in the area and has come to these woods for years to hike. He's an ecologist by trade and he's concerned about what he's seeing.<p>"Everything from the noise and the traffic to the lighting, to the pad placements, to the pipeline construction to the road expansion — this is all industrial infrastructure," Heatley says. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:52:00 +0000 Marie Cusick 37182 at http://kwit.org Natural Gas Boom Cuts Into Pennsylvania's State Forests How Fracking's Ups And Downs Affect Pennsylvania's Economy http://kwit.org/post/how-frackings-ups-and-downs-affect-pennsylvanias-economy Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Fracking has unleashed a huge amount of natural gas in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale, but like every industry it responds to supply and demand. Overproduction led to a glut of gas, which caused companies to shift operations to other regions of the shale, in search of more lucrative natural gas liquids. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:05:00 +0000 Marie Cusick 32876 at http://kwit.org