Can West Virginia's Pipeline Jobs Keep the Youth In-State?

Discussion

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, a 600-mile line that carries natural gas through North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia, has contributed to the recent boom in natural gas construction, but some residents and economic analysts are concerned the industry is only producing temporary jobs that won't allow for young people to put down roots. What do you think, can West Virginia's pipeline jobs keep the youth in state?

This discussion is adapted from PBS NewsHour Extra

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