Should We Be Wary Of Natural Gas Cheerleading?

The rush to extract has brought down natural gas prices, meaning less profit for drillers and gas companies. Photo/KUT News
Americans have heard a lot lately about the promise of domestic natural gas reserves. New technology has made it possible to extract enough natural gas to — as some say — power the country for the next 100 years. Here in Texas, gas drilling has meant jobs, money, and a re-invigorated energy industry.

For StateImpact Texas, Mose Buchele reports that some experts say the boom isn’t all its cracked-up to be.  For more information, visit StateImpact Texas.


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