A proposal to ship North Dakota crude oil by train to Vancouver mostly drew opponents to a public hearing Wednesday night in Spokane.
Fallout from a recent natural gas boom has spread across the country. The Northwest is starting to see interest in gas drilling, too.
Communities could reap economic benefits, but some residents also worry about consequences, ranging from water and air pollution to new pipelines and gas-processing plants.
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