The drilling rigs were hard to ignore.
Month: November 2016
As newly-elected legislators finish celebrating their Election Day victories and begin contemplating their legislative agendas, they should prioritize reforms that can generate bipartisan support.
Any federal ban on fracking for oil and natural gas would cause fuel prices to surge, leading to job losses, higher electricity and gasoline costs and an increased cost of living, especially in top gas-producing states like Pennsylvania, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said in a report issued on Friday.
A nationwide US ban on hydraulic fracturing would have a devastating effect on the natural gas industry and the country’s economy as a whole, causing prices to spike to $12/MMBtu and resulting in the loss of 14.8 million US jobs by 2022, according to a report released Friday by an arm of the US Chamber of Commerce.
The NLRB is in charge of conducting elections for labor union representation and addressing unfair labor practices, as well as regulating the employer-employee relationship.