income inequality

News on Fracking Distracts from the Real Economic Trends

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March 28, 2014

“Oil and Gas Extraction Booming,” reports the headline on yesterday’s U.S. Government Census Bureau 2012 Economic Census Advance Report (which covers 2007 – 2012). While the news about “fracking” is true, the headline’s emphasis on job growth in the fossil fuel industry over the past five years is somewhat misleading. …  

categories: energy, fossil fuels, income inequality, natural gas


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