Export push reframes debate over fracking

By Alexandra Duszak

Energy indepedence for the U.S. no longer at issue — exports would help industry's bottom line.

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"… affordability of natural gas vehicles and run counter to the goal of U.S. energy independence, Morrison said. But most trade associations and companies have been loath …"

Appealing to a higher authority

By Kevin Bogardus

Federal energy regulators smooth the way for liquefied natural gas terminals

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"… ns of proposed liquefied natural gas facilities all across the country.The energy companies' influence with FERC and its chairman, Pat Wood III, is evident …"

"… ear it from you first."Besides the private meetings with FERC's top brass, energy executives have pushed hard for new policy regarding LNG facilities at pub …"

"… "Because we both have seen first-hand (in spades) the ability, integrity, energy and dedication to service that Pat Wood exemplifies, we recommend that you …"

"… I went in to see the governor after the inauguration.""I have been in the energy industry since 1989," Wood told the Center. "You are going to know people. …"