Tuscaloosa Marine Shale's "little problem" reflects a big problem the oil and gas industry faces -- particularly smaller operators involved with hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") -- going forward.
When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it's no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom.
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Competitively the U.S. is now in a unique global position. It is spending significantly less money abroad to import oil giving its balance of payments a huge boost, and the oil it does import is on the whole cheaper than oil other countries import.
The Delaware is the longest undammed river east of the Mississippi, flowing for 330 miles as it travels from New York State, through Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to the Atlantic Ocean.
Many former Obama administration officials now work as lobbyists or PR professionals on behalf of the LNG exports industry, as do many former Bush administration officials. So too do those with ties to potential 2016 Democratic Party presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.
This month in Boston, thousands of teachers will gather for the annual National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference. Two non-teachers will be there, too: Charles and David Koch, the notorious right-wing billionaires.
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The Illinois fracking law was negotiated by lobbyists behind closed doors with no southern Illinois environmentalists invited. The rules were finished the same way, but this time even the pro-regulation statehouse green groups were shut outside.
Being a fossil-fuel Democrat clearly isn't working anymore. It's not going to get any easier as support for taking action on climate change grows. What should Democrats do now?
The next time you read a glossy Chevron ad, you might remember that Chevron and Breitling are on the same team.
The President has a vision of what he wants the world to look like for his daughters and their children -- and it isn't B-Roll from Interstellar. Oh, and just in case he falters, there are those at the grassroots level who will remain vigilant... because they don't want future generations to be living in a science fiction movie.
There's a simple lesson for Illinois Democrats from last Tuesday's election. If you want to get re-elected as a Democrat in Illinois all you have to do is govern like a liberal Democrat.
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A state legislative committee chaired by Sierra Club champion Sen. Don Harmon officially unleashed fracking in Illinois today, approving the final regulatory rules in secret, as legislators essentially dumped the concerns of compromising lobbyists with the Illinois Environmental Council and Sierra Club in closed-door meetings.
Far from leading America to a future of energy independence, the fracking boom has locked the country into a high-cost game.