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Amid Falling Natural Gas Prices, Expanding Service To Rural America05:27
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A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site is seen near Burlington, Pa., April 23, 2010. (Ralph Wilson/AP)
A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site is seen near Burlington, Pa., April 23, 2010. (Ralph Wilson/AP)
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The fracking boom has ushered in cheap natural gas prices across the country. Now, nearly 40 states have adopted or are looking at new legislation to expand natural gas service to rural America. That’s where most of the 12 million homes that still rely on propane are located.

Amy Sisk (@amyrsisk) from Here & Now contributor Inside Energy reports from a remote North Dakota town looking to make the switch.

This segment aired on April 10, 2017.

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