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Regulations Rescue: How to Save Natural Gas

Natural gas is one of the great energy success stories, but if it is to sustain that success, then it will have to improve its environmental record.

  • Henry Lee
  • The National Interest

An unprecedented change in U.S. electricity generation is taking place as natural gas is replacing oil and coal, and in some instances, nuclear power.

The U.S. Department of Energy forecasts U.S. natural gas production approaching thirty-three trillion cubic feet in 2019 and fueling approximately 36 percent of electricity generation.

This is a huge change from just ten years ago.

Furthermore, this growth level has occurred with prices hovering around $3.00 per…

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