By Jackie Stewart It’s really remarkable that “keep it in the ground” groups are still pushing heavy-handed and punitive regulation as the only way to reduce carbon emissions when the rest of the country knows better. In the past decade, we’ve seen domestic energy production surge in the United States, and emissions fall to levels not seen since the 1990s.
This exceptional environmental outcome – made possible by horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing in deep shale formations – is a testament to sensible regulations at the state level that encourage scientists, engineers and other innovators to produce the energy we need in environmentally responsible
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