Wednesday, May 23, 2012
About the header image: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
This week's image is from veteran journalist Andy Palumbo, and first appeared on his blog on March 29, 2012. From his description of the image:
There was an unusual sight near Montrose-- a mass of flames shooting from the top of something, and it sounded like a jet engine. I couldn't get close without trespassing, so this was the best I could do. The photo doesn't do it justice.
As more of Pennsylvania's agricultural and forested land is turned into a patchwork of natural gas-extraction rigs, gas flares like this will be sights and sounds we will be seeing and hearing more of.
...hot ashes for trees, hot air for a cool breeze...
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