PBS NewsHour

Can West Virginia's pipeline jobs keep youth in the state?

Clip: 04/07/2019 | 5m 28s Video has closed captioning.

There are thousands of jobs in the oil and gas industry in West Virginia and the recent growth in natural gas pipeline construction is giving young West Virginians economic incentive to stay in the state. But as Student Reporting Labs' Alia King reports, some are concerned the boom will eventually come to an end, leaving young people without lasting opportunities.

Aired: 04/07/19

Rating: NR

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