12 Jan '12, 10pm

Chamber of Commerce pushes civilization-ending pollution agenda

Chamber of Commerce pushes civilization-ending pollution agenda

Let's start with a big one -- energy. Our nation is on the cusp of an energy boom that is already creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, revitalizing entire communities, and reinvigorating American manufacturing. Unconventional oil and natural gas development is on pace to create more than 300,000 jobs by 2015 in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia alone. Take a look at what's happening in North Dakota. The state is booming. Unemployment is at 3.4 percent. Oil production just surpassed that of Ecuador -- one of the members of OPEC. Energy is a game changer for the United States. It is, as the saying goes, "the next big thing." With the right policies, the oil and natural gas industry could create more than 1 million jobs by 2018. Not only can we create jobs, but we can cut our dependence on overseas imports while adding hundreds of billions of dollars to gover...

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