With the Shale Gas Subcommittee, President Obama chose the wrong bedfellows to help him determine fracking's place in our nation's energy future. But there is still time for him to do what's best for his constituents, starting with those in the Delaware River Basin.
Sometimes reality is stranger than science fiction. That's the case with hydraulic fracturing, or fracking -- a dangerous technology that's much like setting off a giant pipe bomb four or five miles underground.
Given the market distortions at hand, it is time to set limits on the use of gasoline throughout the nation by mandating consumption ceilings that would apply to gasoline only, while alternative fuels would be unencumbered
While much is yet to be discovered about the full effect of hydrofracking, what is known to date would suggest that the gas industry would want to really take a good look at developing a long-term investment strategy of renewable resources, quickly.