Wrong policies could hamstring US gas development, forum told

April 7, 2016

Poorly conceived policies could restrict development of abundant domestic natural gas resources and deny the US energy security, economic, and geopolitical opportunities, several speakers at an Apr. 6 Hudson Institute forum warned.

"This administration has issued a slew of regulations intended to stifle gas use," maintained former US Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) who now leads George Allen Strategies in Washington. "The removal of the Mid-Atlantic lease sale from the 2017-22 Outer Continental Shelf plan it is preparing is simply the latest example of keeping it in the ground, as environmental organizations like to say."


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