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Scores rally for state’s thriving natural gas industry at State Capitol, Carmichael: ‘This state is powering the nation’

CHARLESTON — Hundreds of people from across the state traveled to the steps of the state Capitol Wednesday for a rally in support of the oil and gas industry and its impact on employment and the overall economy.

Scores of workers from Antero Resources, Bowles Rice LLP, Steptoe & Johnson, Entegra Energy and Doss Enterprises wore yellow, white and brown shirts and held signs in support of the natural gas industry.

Rachel Ash and Aubron Ashley work for Bowles Rice, doing research related to the natural gas industry. The two, along with many others, traveled from Wood County to participate in the rally.