Gas drilling presents Obama with historic choices
Energy companies, environmental groups, and even Hollywood stars are watching to see what decisions President Barack Obama makes about regulating or promoting natural gas drilling.
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“Obama Shames the USA”
Since: Apr 09
#1 Nov 17, 2012
Obama will frick this fracking up to.
#2 Nov 17, 2012
TEXAS REPUBLICAN SENATOR PHIL GRAMM & ENRON MANIPULATING OIL PRICES./ Michael Greenberger, Former Director, Commodities Future Trading Commission 1997-1999.
Michael Greenberger discusses the role of unregulated oil speculators on the buying and selling of oil futures. He says legislation passed in 2000 created an environment where oil speculators influence the current day price of oil and other crude products.
WASHINGTON, DC: June 24, 2008
BARACK OBAMA VOTED YES WITH BUSH AND CHENEY.
The Best Energy Bill Corporations Could Buy: Summary of Industry Giveaways in the 2005 Energy Bill http://tinyurl.com/n7ofd
On August 8, 2005, President Bush signed into the law the energy bill; on July 28,the U.S. House of Representatives voted 275 to 156 to approve the energy bill; and on July 29, the U.S. Senate voted 74 to 26 to approve the energy bill.
Since 2001, energy corporations have showered federal politicians with $115 million in campaign contributions—with three-quarters of that amount going to Republicans. This cash helped secure energy companies and their lobbyists exclusive, private access to lawmakers, starting with Vice-President Dick Cheney’s Energy Task Force, whose report provided the foundation of the energy bill passed by Congress and signed by President Bush on August 8.
#3 Nov 17, 2012
more air n gas-so-lie!! ;-000
Since: Mar 09
The Left Coast
#4 Nov 17, 2012
With the soon to be breakthroughs in wind and solar energy, there is no real need for natural gas.
#5 Nov 18, 2012
Alternative energy is rapidly growing with innovations and demands for its consumption. New technology goes through a learning curve, especially when it is replacing a major function of our infrastructures. Observe the transistors to computers and I-Phones to replace the monopolized Ma Bell. Takes time and until the transition is complete there will remain a demand on the standard system presently employed. Natural Gas is just one component that has a sales market advantage under the efficiency of its burning to that of oil. It will be used as a component of the toxic energy systems to aid our independence of toxic energy systems. The catalyst that is now a necessity and will soon be an unnecessary necessity.
#6 Nov 18, 2012
Go say 5 shale mary's, clown.
#7 Nov 19, 2012
Here in Pa the fracking 'industry' pays NO state taxes of any kind thanks to a sweetheart deal between gov corbett and the oil companies. When he hwas ag corbett helped cover up jerry sandusky's child molestation to protect a football program! The feds need to step in a regulate the fracking industry so they cannot cause any further destruction to out groundwater supplies.
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