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The Benefits, Stability of American Energy

hydraulic fracturing  Economy  trade  colorado  california  keystone xl 

Mary Leshper

Mary Schaper
Posted October 9, 2013

Fracking the U.S. Trade Deficit

Christian Science Monitor: The US is slowly chipping away at its trade deficit, which should create more jobs, more economic growth, less unemployment, and a smaller federal deficit.


And the boom in domestic energy production is a key factor behind that narrowing trade deficit Over the past decade, oil and gas production has surged at vast shale formations in Texas, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere across the US. That has led to a rise in exports of petroleum products and a reduction in the amount of oil and gas the US imports from abroad.


It's one benefit of the domestic hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling revolution that has stirred passion on all sides of the debate over America's energy future.


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Fighting for Jobs and the American Dream

citizen rallies  colorado  domestic energy  energy citizens  energy policy  jobs rallies  ohio  rally for jobs  unemployment  virtual rally for jobs  canton  grand junction 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 21, 2010

The front page of The Washington Post today bears the headline, "Recession is officially over, but anxiety lingers." The headline is based on an announcement by the National Bureau of Economic Research which yesterday proclaimed that the recession, which began in December 2007, met its technical end in June 2009. 

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What's in a Name?

colorado  energy policy  indiana  new mexico  new mexico  north carolina  ohio  over regulation  tennessee  texas  waxman-markey bill 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 25, 2009

It's always interesting to see how politicians use different words to describe the same thing. For example, some members of Congress call the Waxman-Markey bill that narrowly passed in the House an energy bill, while others call it a climate bill. In truth, it is a tax bill that, according to studies, threatens to sharply raise gasoline and diesel fuel costs as well as eliminate millions of jobs.

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