Somebody besides the Big Gas Mafia, needs to give our president a clue.
Here is EARTHWORKS response to the SOTU address:
State of the Union reaction: natural gas is not a clean energy
I was heartened by the President’s desire to end the massive subsidies we currently dole out to the oil industry, and invest in renewable energy. While we attempt to wean ourselves from all dirty energy sources, we need to end the subsidies, close the loopholes and institute policies that regulates fossil fuels in a way that best protects our communities and water resources.
Yet, the clean energy section of the State of the Union speech mentioned several dirty energy sources. In the same breath as renewables like wind and solar, he also referred to so-called “clean” coal, nuclear power and yes, natural gas. more…
If you care what the Big Gas Mafia has to say in response to the SOTU, you can see that HERE. I offer the Cliff Notes version below.
…jobs…money…jobs and more jobs…drill here, drill now…drill, drill, drill…drill Gulf of Mexico…drill, baby, drill…
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Anybody that thinks natural gas is a clean fuel, has not lived in a stinking shale gas field–end of story!
Best Bumper sticker I have ever seen:
" so how is the drill baby, drill thing working out for you now?"