The Fracking Lies continue

by Diane Benjamin As previously reported (https://blnnews.com/2012/08/30/fracking-under-attack-with-fraud-in-mclean-county/) (https://blnnews.com/2013/01/23/fracknation-exposed-the-energy-haters/) some people will do anything, including lie, to stop the use of fossil fuels.  We are all affected because cheap energy is essential to the economy of the United States.  Double gas prices have put a lid on potential economic development when families have fewer discretionary dollars.  Cheap natural gas collected […]

Fact-Checking Matt Damon’s ‘Promised Land’

By: Steve Maley (Diary)  |  January 8th, 2013 at 04:00 PM  |  I wasted $7.75 on Hollywood’s latest anti-fracking agitprop “Promised Land” (1) so you won’t have to. You can read movie reviews elsewhere. From what I’ve seen, they’ve been rather lukewarm. And in its first weekend of nationwide distribution, audience response was tepid at best. In the words of lead actor/screenwriter […]

Fracking pays City bills in Colorado

Technology is driving America’s oil boom Higher prices at the pump have led oil companies to invest in better technology, allowing them to get more oil out of the ground, raising oil production in the U.S. 25 percent since 2008. It is expected to jump another 30 percent by the end of this decade. Ben […]

Read before you see new Matt Damon film!

The Meyers Report: The Promised Land? For the first time ever, we are looking at a new movie to be released on December 28th. The Promised Land, starring Matt Damon, who also was supposed to be the director, but Damon turned it over to Gus Van Sant. The Promised Land, has a clearly “anti-fracking” theme. […]

The Fracking Lies

The anti-fracking crowd wants you to believe fracking contaminates water forever.  Here’s a company in Wisconsin handling that problem.  Ask them what energy they want used?  Why can’t our own resources be used? Tech and Biotech: AquaMost makes a move http://host.madison.com/wsj/business/technology/biotech/tech-and-biotech-aquamost-makes-a-move/article_e3fec856-464c-11e2-b097-0019bb2963f4.html December 15, 2012 4:00 pm  •  JUDY NEWMAN | Wisconsin State Journal | [email protected] | AquaMost, a Madison company […]

Fracking and ethics

The FIRST question to ask the anti-fracking fanatics:  What energy sources do you support?  NONE of them will be anything but green energy.  Therefore, not wanting to use God-given sources of energy invalidates their opinions. An Open Letter to the Oil and Gas Industry: The Ethical Case for Fracking by JOE BAST, JAY LEHR AND MIKE GEMMELL on DECEMBER 11, […]

Shhh, U.S. Leads World In Carbon Emissions Reductions

Technology, market forces credited for reductions By JACK SPENCER | Nov. 21, 2012 | Over the past six years, the United States has reduced its carbon emissions more than any other nation in the world. Efforts to curb so-called man-made climate change had little or nothing to do with it. Government mandated “green” energy didn’t cause the reductions. Neither […]