Natural Gas

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Basic Energy Facts

http://instituteforenergyresearch.org/hardfacts.pdf

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The United States – the country that is routinely vilified by the Green/Left for refusing to sign the Kyoto Protocol or impose carbon taxes or institute a cap-and-trade system – is dramatically cutting its production of carbon dioxide.  Proof of that has come from both the International Energy Agency in Paris and the Energy Information Administration in Washington.  But you won’t hear about America’s success at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from groups like the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, or the leftist Center for American Progress.  That’s because those very same groups are opposing production of the fuel that’s making those reductions possible: natural gas.

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/07/17/inside-strange-world-green-energy-politics-and-how-it-ruining-us/

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Supply:

In the past year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration has doubled its estimate of commercially recoverable natural gas in the U.S.   The U.S. is now estimated to have enough natural gas for at least 100 years.

http://www.texaspolicy.com/pdf/2012-01-PP07-AmericasMisguidedEnergyPolicies-CEE-MarioLoyola.pdf

[That Administration reports to the Department of the Interior, whose Cabinet-level Director (a former Senator from my home state, btw) was appointed by Barack Obama.]

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… the world is now awash in shale gas and will remain so for many decades, if not centuries.

http://www.financialpost.com/m/wp/fp-comment/blog.html?b=opinion.financialpost.com/2012/03/30/lawrence-solomon-a-world-awash-in-oil

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Ironically, the same environmental activist groups that so recently championed natural gas are now opposing natural gas…

http://heartland.org/policy-documents/backgrounder-hydraulic-fracturing-0

[That sounds  strangely familiar .]

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Polish report: shale gas extraction not harmful

http://news.yahoo.com/polish-report-shale-gas-extraction-not-harmful-102121487.html

[Yeah, but that was in Poland.  North America doesn’t even have any  shale   gas , else President Obama would be all over it.]

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Fracking:

Frack Attack

Cracking the Case Against Hydraulic Fracturing

http://energy.i2i.org/files/2012/07/IP_10_2012_c.pdf

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Hydraulic fracturing (fracking)— which has never been shown to cause environmental damage — should not be held hostage to unfounded concerns and narrow interests.”

http://thf_media.s3.amazonaws.com/2011/pdf/bg2608.pdf

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Fracking Fluid Fear-Mongering Farce

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/08/fracking_fluid_fear-mongering_farce.html

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“… the [EPA] report itself actually uses weasel words like ‘may’ and ‘possible’ 14 times.

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2011/12/epa_fracking_report_and_energy_politics.html

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The [Obama administration’s] Unconscionable War on Fracking

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/12/the_epas_unconscionable_war_on_fracking.html

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“… By releasing the study before it was peer-reviewed, [Obama’s] EPA has given fracking opponents more ammunition…

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/20/fracking-firm-calls-epa-move-a-threat-to-whole-ind/

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The EPA’s Fracking Scare

Breaking down the facts in that Wyoming drinking water study.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204026804577098112387490158.html?grcc=608683146bad23b5d98536ea26b1f953Z3&mod=WSJ_hps_sections_opinion

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Hydraulic Fractured Fairy Tales

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/01/hydraulic_fractured_fairy_tales.html

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Fracking risk is exaggerated

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21341-fracking-risk-is-exaggerated.html

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Frack responsibly and risks – and quakes – are small

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21328493.900-frack-responsibly-and-risks–and-quakes–are-small.html

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Fracking not to blame for shale gas pollution

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2012/02/fracking-not-to-blame-for-shal.html

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Some energy companies, state regulators, academics and environmentalists are reaching consensus that natural-gas drilling has led to several incidents of water pollution — but not because of fracking.  The energy officials and some environmentalists agree that poorly built wells are to blame for some cases of water contamination.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304537904577277814040731688.html

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Fracking Cuts Greenhouse Gases

http://reason.org/blog/show/fracking-cuts-greenhouse-gases

[ASND recommends ASND’s  library of references  devoted to what the “ consensus ” of climate scientists agree is the primary Greenhouse Gas for further information on this non-sequitur.]

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One of the most widely spread allegations is the ‘flaming faucet’ made famous by Josh Fox, who in his documentary Gasland claimed fracking has made people’s water go on fire.

http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=65361a4a899c736f66ed8fb13&id=8d9370be89&e=5decbe8c3e

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The Environmental Protection Agency is being forced to backtrack on its findings of water contamination as a result of natural gas drilling in 3 different cases.

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/03/epa_reverses_rulings_on_fracking_contamination.html

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We found no direct evidence that fracking itself has contaminated groundwater.

Dr. Charles Groat, University of Texas

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/02/mixed-verdict-on-fracking.html

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Experts: Some fracking critics use bad science

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jCUQcMjaT-TJqizs7WRB1zIw8rzA?docId=cef00570f618477d8e9fcb53579af91c

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EPA declares water in Pa. town safe to drink despite fracking

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jul/25/epa-declares-water-dimock-pa-safe-drink-despite-fr/

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Although there has been much concern over fracking contaminating drinking water through gas migration and through the use of chemical additives, the process has proven to be safe, and has been successfully regulated at the state level for decades.  Federal attempts to further regulate fracking are both redundant and unnecessary.

http://thf_media.s3.amazonaws.com/2012/pdf/bg2714.pdf

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[N.Y.] state officials… concluded that hydraulic fracturing [‘fracking’] could be performed safely in New York.  Yet amid political pressure from the environmentalist lobby, [Governor Cuomo] buried the findings.

http://news.investors.com/print/ibd-editorials/010413-639504-fracking-cleared-in-new-york-will-cuomo-approve.aspx

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Next Up on the Fracking Fear-Mongering List: Earthquakes!

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/04/next_up_on_the_fracking_fear-mongering_list_earthquakes.html

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Cheap Fracked Gas Could Help Americans Keep on Truckin’

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=natural-gas-as-alternative-transportation-fuel&print=true

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The Real Stimulus: Low-Cost Natural Gas

The impact of the U.S. energy revolution is only beginning. It is already providing a foundation for a domestic renaissance in manufacturing.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444734804578062331199029850.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

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… the likely benefits of allowing [Liquified Natural Gas] exports outweigh the costs of explicitly constraining them, provided that appropriate environmental protections are in place.

http://www.hamiltonproject.org/files/downloads_and_links/06_exports_levi.pdf

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A study by Global Industry Analysts, Inc… expects demand for natural gas vehicles to increase…

http://www.thegwpf.org/forget-electric-cars-report-predicts-unprecedented-acceptance-of-natural-gas-vehicles/

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