Natural Gas is not the Villain


There’s a big problem with casting natural gas as the villain: There’s not much real evidence for it, says Mark J. Perry, a professor of economics at the Flint campus of the University of Michigan and a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. 

In fact, U.S produced natural gas has help bring us closer to energy independence than ever before. Natural Gas has brought down home heating costs and contributed to the resurgence of U.S. manufacturing all while significantly reducing  our carbon emissions. 

"As it considers a proposal to build a new natural gas plant, the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) should consider government data that show many environmental impacts — acid rain, respiratory ailments, and carbon emissions — have been reduced significantly during the past decade, and generally are still declining."

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