It's often cheaper to burn off the natural gas than it is to sell it.
With challenges from environmental groups and state governments, the idea of natural gas as a bridge fuel may be fading.
Dominion Energy also just announced it's giving up on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline joint project with Duke Energy.
The decline in coal-fired power plants began with older facilities about a decade ago. Now even younger plants are being retired.
Pennsylvania's natural gas industry hopes the plant can bring a lifeline to a sector beleaguered by overproduction.
The bridge keeps getting longer, with utilities and energy companies adding hundreds of gas plants around the country.
Natural gas companies are struggling, in large part because the prices they’re selling at are so low.
For the first time in four years U.S. carbon emissions increased, mostly because a booming economy used more energy resources, even with a shift toward renewable energy and natural gas. But can a booming economy and rising emissions decouple? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.