Unions say shale drilling adds jobs

04/21/2014 | Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Blue-collar workers in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia have benefited from job opportunities created by the oil and natural gas boom in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, according to workers' unions. "The shale became a lifesaver and a lifeline for a lot of working families," said Dennis Martire of the Laborers' International Union of North America.

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