Obama delays (kills?) 200,000 shale jobs in Ohio

Obama, not coal, is the shale gas industry’s enemy.

The Washington Examiner reports,

President Obama’s United States Department of Agriculture has delayed shale gas drilling in Ohio for up to six months by cancelling a mineral lease auction for Wayne National Forest (WNF). The move was taken in deference to environmentalists, on the pretext of studying the effects of hydraulic fracturing.

Read the Examiner article.

Read Steve Milloy’s PajamasMedia column, “Junk Science War: Fracking Quakes and ‘Dirty Faces’“.

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