Shale boom may help lead U.S. to energy independence

The United States could pass its 1970s peak as an oil-and-gas producer in less than a decade with the help of a shale formation in Pennsylvania. Full Story »

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Dec. 25, 2011

An example of bad journalism splashed on the front page of the Times. A puff piece for fracking that will lead to destruction of water tables, noxious atmospheric releases, and releases of methane and carbon dioxide that threaten to kill life as we know it on the planet. The prime emphasis on energy independence could have been composed directly by the Koch brothers or their brothers of greed in the gas and oil industry. The Seattle Times shows it's republicon amore here.

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