Living amid an energy boom

Traffic, noise, pollution and money are some of the newcomers to rural Pennsylvania as shale gas takes off.

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Small town, big traffic
Small town, big traffic
Town-choking traffic is the fist thing locals complain about. In downtown Towanda, it's nearly impossible not to spot a truck.

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Last updated October 25 2010: 9:41 AM ET
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