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Government Study (Once Again) Shows Fracking Does Not Harm Drinking Water

Hat/Tip to Michael Bastasch at The Daily Caller. File this one under “you’ll never hear this on the evening news.” The Energy Department has released a study that once again shows that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is not harming drinking water supplies in the Marcellus Shale region. The DOE’s report found no evidence that fracking fluid or natural gas migrated into drinking water aquifers. The report found that “fracture growth ceased more than 5,000 feet below drinking water aquifers and there was no detectable upward migration of gas or fluids from the hydraulically-fractured Marcellus Shale.” Not only was the Department […]

Attention Ohio Voters: President Obama Killed 200,000 Jobs in Your State

While the President wants Ohioans to vote for him,  Obama killed 200,000 jobs for those same citizens… First, it was 20,000 jobs the Obama Administration delayed by punting a decision to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring 700,000 barrels of oil per day from Canada into the United States. Multiply that number by 10 and you have the amount of jobs the President is putting on hold by delaying a mineral lease sale in Ohio’s Wayne National Forest for oil and gas drilling. This decision kills jobs and denies Americans access to affordable energy. The Washington Examiner reports that Wayne National Forest already has […]