Monthly Archives: June 2012

What Fracking Means

Commentary magazine on what a former CIA director (and chemistry professor) calls “the biggest event I’ve seen in 50 years.”

“… cheap natural gas is bringing back ‘the basic kind of jobs we’ve been hemorrhaging for decades,’ says Dan Kish, senior vice president for policy at the Institute for Energy Research. ‘People who work with their hands and make stuff and fix things, those jobs have been going down the tubes [for decades] and everyone has been crying for more manufacturing jobs and this is it’.”