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Markhamville Resident Speaks out on Shale Gas

thumper1.jpegbeth and rcmp.jpegThe residents of Markhamville find themselves immersed in the shale gas debate. Not long ago, they got together as a community association and all 38 households agreed they wanted no part of gas development. But this week the gas company trucks arrived, complete with an RCMP escort. Peter Powning has lived in the area for 41 years, and he shares his thoughts.

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