The benefits of fracking far outweigh its costs not only economically, but environmentally, a Stanford University geophysicist said Friday.
Not only are there many career opportunities for veterans in the energy industry, but these brave men and women are also uniquely positioned to help advance our country's national security by highlighting the crucial need for sound energy policies.
By Vets4Energy Volunteer Chairman Dennis Freytes: "Our country must use all forms of energy to become energy independent for the good of all. There is a direct correlation between energy reliability on the Middle East affecting matters of national security."
Vets4Energy's national liaison, Rear Admiral Don Loren, USN (ret.) was invited to give remarks at the Florida VFW State Convention, to a crowd of 1,500 veterans and their families.
In his first budget hearing, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said pipelines should be seen as a form of strategic oil reserve.
"There's help wanted in just about every window... There are tons and tons of jobs out here. Social work, retail, manufacturing, information technology, energy, customer service, teaching, agriculture."
Our strong energy sector is part of what makes our economy so dynamic. It gives us a competitive edge, and doesn't allow foreign actors like Russia and OPEC to use their vast energy supplies as a political weapon.
Vets4Energy: "Put fear above sound science" and "Having access to current information is crucial to making intelligent decisions."
The Trump administration may enforce restrictions on the length of environmental reviews as part of an effort to streamline the project approval process in his $1 trillion infrastructure package.
Decreasing production in 2016 not enough to dethrone U.S. oil and gas industry