Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Three stories on fracking ...

1.  Study finds no contamination of water from fracking.

This is obviously only one study, but studies that find no harm from fracking should be publicized.  (Just like any study that finds harm is publicized.)

2.  Lord Browne says fracking could bring 50,000 jobs to the UK.

This one is a few months old.  That being said, I think 50,000 jobs could be understating the impact.  The direct jobs may or may not exceed 50,000.  However, if fracking forces down energy prices, which would be expected, that will lead to an increase in jobs as well.  The decrease in energy prices in the US has led to many hundreds of thousands of jobs being created.

3.  Natural gas caucus holding a hearing this Friday.  

I am wondering if I should go ...

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