"That’s what this project highlighted when it first came up," he said. "Getting to know our neighbors, being neighbors to one another … learning about the rich religious pluralism that is this country’s."
Want religious freedom? Then talk to your neighbor →
Brent Walker, a spokesman for the West Virginia Department of Transportation, said the agency does not specifically track fatalities that may be related to the drilling boom.
Drilling traffic overwhelms some W. Virginia towns →