Posts tagged ‘domestic natural gas’

September 9, 2011

Rep. Doc Hastings Offers 10 Ideas for Creating Energy Jobs

Rep. Doc Hastings Offers 10 Ideas for Creating Energy Jobs.

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings is urging President Barack Obama to consider 10 ways to create new jobs in the nation’s energy sector.

“With unemployment still near 10 percent, it’s fair to ask the question — what will be different this time?” the Washington Republican said Thursday.

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August 11, 2011

Udall calls fracking ‘safe technology’ | PostIndependent.com – John Colson

Udall calls fracking ‘safe technology’ | PostIndependent.com. RIFLE, Colorado — U.S. Senator Mark Udall told local officials this week that he believes hydraulic fracturing, a technique for freeing up oil and gas deposits buried deep underground, is inherently safe and not a threat to human health.

“I want the industry to do everything possible to assure the public that fracking is safe,” Udall wrote in a followup email to the Post Independent, “including working with EPA on their study, releasing the list of materials used, and being completely transparent. One well contaminated or one person made sick is one too many.”