Natural gas industry facing ‘high-intensity” opposition to infrastructure projects

The United States is producing record amounts of natural gas, but building the infrastructure to bring that gas to market is increasingly difficult for the industry, reports USA Today. "While this may be the most exciting time in our history, it also may be the most challenging," Dominion Energy President Diane Leopold said during an event held by America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA). She cited an increase in “high-intensity opposition" to infrastructure projects such as pipelines, saying it is becoming “louder, better funded and more sophisticated." ANGA President Marty Durbin suggested that opponents of projects such as Dominion's Atlantic Coast Pipeline are taking a cue from resistance to the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Alberta, Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast. For more, read the full story.