...at least two of these three claims are false and our1) Energy Independence - would only be true if, WE KEEP THE GAS HERE IN THE US, currently it's liquefied and then shipped overseas. How does that make us Energy Independent? The answer is: IT DOES NOT.....but it does make the investors in that product RICH, without giving a thought to our FUTURE ENERGY NEEDS.
government should force them to stop such advertising.
2)Environmental Stewardship - would only be true if our land water and air weren't impacted.....but alas we have plenty of documentation to prove that this harms our environment. Yet the government fails to act.
3) Jobs & Economic Prosperity- we still have plenty of folks who are unemployed. The only folks working the rigs and trucks in this area (PA) are from other parts of the US, many from Texas. Job opportunity for local folks is still NON-EXISTENT.
Read the article, "Marcellus Shale Committee Continues Advertising Campaign," here. Since the PA Marcellus Shale Committee provides all state, county, and local government or regulatory bodies with information pertaining to the oil and gas industry, it is incumbent upon it to use accurate words and phrases, free of misleading or false claims.
For a related article from Bucks County Courier Times, click here.