I have some friends who run a companies or have investments in exploration for oil and gas. They remain optimistic that Saudi and Russian efforts to dampen fracking enthusiasm are not working.
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Ok joins in the effort to stop the local nannies from prohibiting fracking and oil and gas exporation and extraction.
It is so easy to pressure local politicians–they are a bunch of overgrown teenage seekers of office.
So if Putin’s economy and Buffett’s railroad investments are benefited by anti pipeline crusades–guess what, the whores are in the street.
The draft of EPA’s fracking study shows minimal impact on drinking water. I wonder how much the final will change. Continue reading
The problem with any half ass admission like this is that it leaves open the precuationary principle–as the EPA says–we must be ever on the alert. Remember the rule of practical politics–keep the populace alarmed so they will be clamorous to be led to safety (Mencken).
I learned a few things in law school–one is that at the state level the only sovereign is the state.
All political entities in a state exist at the pleasure and with the approval of the state–water boards, cities, utility districts, counties, conservation districts, school districts. That’s why the state can stop city bans. Now if we could get states to stop the sanctuary city movement.
Why am I saying this. Anybody awake out there????