Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Yo, Barack, it's time to build that pipeline out of Canada

Texas Barnett Shale gas drilling rig near Alva...
Texas Barnett Shale gas drilling rig near Alvarado, Texas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I seldom agree with the guy who wrote this piece.  But I have to agree that North America has a chance for energy independence.  How?

We must exploit our fossil fuels: oil from sands and shales; natural gas from shale; coal reserves.  Sorry, Congressman Rush Holt.  You may a rocket scientist, but I can't agree that a prospect of aggravating climate change trumps an opportunity to wean ourselves off of Middle Eastern oil dependence.

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