FILE - A natural gas well operated by Northeast Natural Energy is seen in this Aug. 6, 2011 file photo. For decades, coal from West Virginia’s vast deposits was mined and hauled off without leaving ... more 
FILE - A natural gas well operated by Northeast Natural Energy is seen in this Aug. 6, 2011 file photo. For decades, coal from West Virginia’s vast deposits was mined and hauled off without leaving behind the benefit of a lasting trust fund financed by the state’s best-known commodity. In 2013 a new bonanza in the natural gas fields has state leaders proposing to create an oil and natural gas trust fund for future generations. (AP Photo/David Smith) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By David Smith
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