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Fracking Delivers the Economic Goods (Guest: Tim Benson)

December 5, 2019

Recent studies show Fracking to produce oil and gas has created jobs, saved consumers billions of dollars, and lowered energy prices for homeowners and businesses.

Two recent studies once again confirmed that fracking has benefited America. It has created thousands of well paying jobs and lowered energy costs by billions annually, naturally helping consumers, homeowners and businesses. In addition, fracking has helped make American energy independent and a net energy exporter helping our balance of trade and benefiting our allies.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D., is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
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Tim Benson joined The Heartland Institute in September 2015 as a policy analyst in the Government Relations Department.
TBenson@heartland.org @BenceAthwart