The shale revolution is a miracle. It’s cleaned the air, reduced carbon emissions, lowered energy costs, built rural economies and made for energy security.
Today, as we honor those who gave their lives for America, it’s appropriate to focus on the contributions of the shale revolution to our American security. We have, of the course of the revolution, gone from a bleak future of continued dependence for energy on “death to America” spirited suppliers to world energy dominance. It has been a remarkable transformation of prospects that has made America more energy secure than ever. A recent “Today In Energy” column from the Energy Information Administration tells the story from a factual perspective.