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  • "We have crossed a line into an era when we could be massively exporting America's natural gas, sending the jobs and consumer benefits abroad along with the fuel," Sen. Edward J. Markey, Massachusetts Democrat, said in March, predicting higher domestic prices. "The level of exports approved is now more than every single American home consumes."

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