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Ben Sasse on Energy & Oil

 


Shale oil revolution could create energy independence

Sasse makes a point concerning the need to create jobs in America that will also lead to America's freedom from dependency on foreign oil. "The shale oil revolution that we sit on the front cusp of could create genuine energy independence for North America. It could reduce our dependence on foreign oil. It could create, with different estimates, about 3 million jobs, and be done in an environmentally safe way, but we aren't even having discussions about how to do it in an environmentally safe way because the EPA on their own just gets to try to shut off access to certain parts of shale. I think those are the kinds of discussions that the people of Nebraska want to have," Sasse said.
Source: Western Nebraska Observer on 2014 Nebraska Senate race , Dec 5, 2013

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