October 28, 2011

A Non-Radical Radical Policy Idea

Keven Willey, Dallas Morning News


We've had many an interesting discussion on our editorial board about energy policy in recent years, chiefly about how best to wean the United States off foreign oil. Although everybody on our board shares the goal of greater energy independence for the United States, the rub comes when balancing that goal against some of the environmental costs of encouraging greater domestic energy exploration/drilling. . .

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