Rear Admiral Don Loren, Vets4Energy national liaison, is interviewed on South Carolina's Common Cents radio hosted by Josh Kimbrell.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) released a new report last week that discusses the long history of hydraulic fracturing in the United States and forecasts the outlook for the future. Spoiler alert: the best may be yet to come.
"Having access to that current information is crucial to making intelligent decisions," said retired Capt. James McCormick, a Bronze and Silver Star recipient and program director of Vets4Energy.
Topic of discussion in link between national security and energy security, on North Carolina Coastal Daybreak with Ben & Mandy (WTKF 107 FM, WJNC 1240 AM)
Last week the Energy Information Administration reported that retail gasoline prices heading into Memorial Day weekend averaged $2.40 per gallon nationally.
America's natural gas is flowing out of the country at a record pace, helping to ease a supply glut at home while tumbling prices for the fuel entice overseas buyers.
By Vets4Energy SC volunteer Chairman, Rear Adm. William Schachte, (ret.), of Charleston, SC.
"Blanket opposition to safe seismic testing and energy development is an out-of-date mentality that, quite honestly, jeopardizes America's future,"
"At the very least we should know what resources are there," the retired captain argued. "It's like having an attic full of stuff but not going up to see what it is. It doesn't make sense not to at least look," says Capt. McCormick of Vets4Energy.
Capt. McCormick provides a veterans perspective on why energy infrastructure is important, and counters what a few other veterans are claiming about VA pipeline.