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No apparent political divide on the benefits of shale gas

Bipartisanship on domestic policy issues materializes about as often as a snow man in Washington, D.C.  But across the political spectrum and around the country, endorsements for shale gas as a driver for manufacturing growth are popping up like Christmas trees. From Gene Sperling… Start with Gene Sperling, the Obama administration’s point man on economics [...]

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The right stuff: Michigan has what it takes for a bright energy and economic future

As the 12th largest chemical producing state, Michigan is poised to reap the benefits of shale gas and chemistry innovations, reviving the state’s manufacturing sector and creating thousands of jobs for local residents, Michigan business and political leaders said during a multi-panel discussion on “Michigan’s Energy Future: Natural Gas, Energy Policy and Economic Growth.” The [...]

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Policy forum Wednesday on Michigan’s energy and economic future

ACC and the Michigan Chemistry Council will be in Lansing tomorrow to host distinguished government and business leaders for a discussion on Michigan’s Energy Future: Natural Gas, Energy Policy, and Economic Growth. ACC President and CEO Cal Dooley will speak at the event along with these honorable guests: State Representatives Charles Brunner and Aric Nesbitt [...]

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Shale gas can work for Michigan

With access to three different types of shale formations, the forecast in Michigan is sunny. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recently noted that his state has some of the highest natural gas reserves in the world and said he expects natural gas production to increase. In a recent letter to the editor of The Muskegon Chronicle [...]

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Shale gas bringing “several hundred thousand new manufacturing jobs” within reach, White House says

Industrial towns across America have struggled in the face of plant closures and outsourcing for years, but natural gas from shale deposits is helping to bring U.S. manufacturing into a new era of global competitiveness, according to a White House report making a splash in Washington last week. Released in conjunction with President Obama’s “Insourcing [...]

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