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LNG Exports: ´A Good-Faith Test´
for President Obama

American Magazine, by Benjamin Zycher

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Posted By:eagleblurst, 4/8/2014 10:07:45 AM

The heat is on. The environmental Left is on the attack, and the target now is not ExxonMobil, or the Kochs, or the Keystone XL pipeline, or fossil fuels, or the efforts of the world’s desperately poor to escape grinding poverty, or plastics, or indoor plumbing, or those who fail to worship Gaia, or any of the other usual suspects. Instead, it is President Obama, urged last month in an open letter by 16 environmental groups to prevent the exportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and to make a commitment to keep “most of our nation’s fossil fuel reserves

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: HPmatt, 4/8/2014 10:33:33 AM     (No. 9802420)

Yes - go ahead and start shipping overseas unlimited natural gas - currently the US price is $4 - overseas price is $12 - what do you think it will do to US natgas prices? They´ll go up. There w/b more drilling in US, but it will increase the US price of natgas and electricity if exports are unlimited. It will also kick in the teeth of Putin and help our ´allies´ in Europe.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 4/8/2014 10:41:46 AM     (No. 9802430)

#1, my natural-gas producing neighbors (and I) in West Texas ranch country would dearly love to see prices above four dollars. Natural gas has been artificially low at the wellhead for far too long.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 4/8/2014 10:51:30 AM     (No. 9802440)

There is no such thing as "good-faith" from this president. All his actions are in bad faith.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blunderbuss, 4/8/2014 12:27:40 PM     (No. 9802610)

but but but that would like actually be good for the country. Obama would not do that! Would he?

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