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Natural gas makes residents rich


Land prices in Louisiana have soared following the discovery of what could be the largest natural gas deposit in North America.

Energy companies have moved onto the land in Haynesville Shale, and owners are now cashing in, with some leasing acres of land for as much as 30,000 dollars.

Andy Gallacher reports from DeSoto parish in Louisiana.

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