Shale may not be quite the national job-creating juggernaut that boosters claim it will be, writes Mark Agerton, graduate fellow for the Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies. Policymakers should promote drilling in a responsible way, encourage individuals and firms to spend locally where fracking takes place, and pursue an “all of the above” job-creation strategy.
Read "Drilling for Jobs" in the Dec. 22, 2014, Forbes blog.
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