Elizabeth Warren says she will "entirely ban" fracking immediately if she wins

Mar 2012
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Wise? Just seeing on the national news that several PA newspapers are not happy with this.

On day one of her presidency Sen Warren says she would "sign an executive order that puts a total moratorium on all new fossil fuel leases for drilling offshore and on public lands. And I will ban fracking—everywhere."

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s campaign promise to entirely ban “fracking” may moisten the eyes of coastal liberals, but here in Pennsylvania, our eyes are rolling. It’s so passé. How could we even be having this debate again?

We allowed responsible, modern natural gas development to go forward, allowing Pennsylvanians to take advantage of some of the world’s greatest shale gas reserves. The result has been an incredible boon to our state and our country. Today, 106,000 Pennsylvanians have mostly well-paid, desirable jobs in the energy sector. That’s a big part of why our state has a 3.9 percent unemployment rate — a figure that would have been unimaginable only a few years ago — but it doesn’t tell the whole economic story. The industry also indirectly supports an additional 216,000 jobs in the state, and in 2015, contributed more than $44 billion to the state’s economy.

These tactics would face a great deal of legal challenges from states, businesses and local governments. That's essentially what happened under President Barack Obama, whose administration attempted to increase regulations on fracking, and yet was largely thwarted in the courts.

While that strategy might win her accolades from coastal liberal elitists, however, it won’t earn her any fans here in Pennsylvania.

Sen. Warren’s promise to ban fracking would hurt Pennsylvania | Opinion
Fact check: Could a President ban fracking? - CNNPolitics
 
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Ironically maybe, some green energies parallel fracking by injecting fluid into the ground (sometimes sewage) around volcanic areas to produce steam for power generation. Some critics are saying this is producing earthquakes and potentially could cause a volcanic eruption. I would assume Senator Warren doesn't have a position on this in her platform but maybe somebody should.
 
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There is no question if ANY Democrat gets back in the White House they will drive this Country's economy back down to Obama era numbers.
 

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Wise? Just seeing on the national news that several PA newspapers are not happy with this.

On day one of her presidency Sen Warren says she would "sign an executive order that puts a total moratorium on all new fossil fuel leases for drilling offshore and on public lands. And I will ban fracking—everywhere."

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s campaign promise to entirely ban “fracking” may moisten the eyes of coastal liberals, but here in Pennsylvania, our eyes are rolling. It’s so passé. How could we even be having this debate again?

We allowed responsible, modern natural gas development to go forward, allowing Pennsylvanians to take advantage of some of the world’s greatest shale gas reserves. The result has been an incredible boon to our state and our country. Today, 106,000 Pennsylvanians have mostly well-paid, desirable jobs in the energy sector. That’s a big part of why our state has a 3.9 percent unemployment rate — a figure that would have been unimaginable only a few years ago — but it doesn’t tell the whole economic story. The industry also indirectly supports an additional 216,000 jobs in the state, and in 2015, contributed more than $44 billion to the state’s economy.

These tactics would face a great deal of legal challenges from states, businesses and local governments. That's essentially what happened under President Barack Obama, whose administration attempted to increase regulations on fracking, and yet was largely thwarted in the courts.

While that strategy might win her accolades from coastal liberal elitists, however, it won’t earn her any fans here in Pennsylvania.

Sen. Warren’s promise to ban fracking would hurt Pennsylvania | Opinion
Fact check: Could a President ban fracking? - CNNPolitics
Let us hope she keeps preaching to the Choir in CommieFornia and Screw York.
 
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Ironically maybe, some green energies parallel fracking by injecting fluid into the ground (sometimes sewage) around volcanic areas to produce steam for power generation. Some critics are saying this is producing earthquakes and potentially could cause a volcanic eruption. I would assume Senator Warren doesn't have a position on this in her platform but maybe somebody should.
That needs to be closely monitored and documented but will the industry pay for it or will the government? In Trumps case I see neither.
 
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Wise? Just seeing on the national news that several PA newspapers are not happy with this.

On day one of her presidency Sen Warren says she would "sign an executive order that puts a total moratorium on all new fossil fuel leases for drilling offshore and on public lands. And I will ban fracking—everywhere."

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s campaign promise to entirely ban “fracking” may moisten the eyes of coastal liberals, but here in Pennsylvania, our eyes are rolling. It’s so passé. How could we even be having this debate again?

We allowed responsible, modern natural gas development to go forward, allowing Pennsylvanians to take advantage of some of the world’s greatest shale gas reserves. The result has been an incredible boon to our state and our country. Today, 106,000 Pennsylvanians have mostly well-paid, desirable jobs in the energy sector. That’s a big part of why our state has a 3.9 percent unemployment rate — a figure that would have been unimaginable only a few years ago — but it doesn’t tell the whole economic story. The industry also indirectly supports an additional 216,000 jobs in the state, and in 2015, contributed more than $44 billion to the state’s economy.

These tactics would face a great deal of legal challenges from states, businesses and local governments. That's essentially what happened under President Barack Obama, whose administration attempted to increase regulations on fracking, and yet was largely thwarted in the courts.

While that strategy might win her accolades from coastal liberal elitists, however, it won’t earn her any fans here in Pennsylvania.

Sen. Warren’s promise to ban fracking would hurt Pennsylvania | Opinion
Fact check: Could a President ban fracking? - CNNPolitics
My vote is "unwise".

These kind of proclamations are music to the ears of her hard core loyalist followers. Problem is that she already has their vote.... and those people still only get to vote once.

Have to wonder who her campaign strategists are? And is she even listening to them??





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My vote is "unwise".

These kind of proclamations are music to the ears of her hard core loyalist followers. Problem is that she already has their vote.... and those people still only get to vote once.

Have to wonder who her campaign strategists are? And is she even listening to them??





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It may be that they are really that dumb ....