Jared Polis joins war 
against exporting gas

What a disappointment that 2nd Congressional District Rep. Jared Polis, whose district includes part of the Western Slope, has joined an effort by politicians from other states and…


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I would like to see a rational discussion on what oil and gas exports mean for consumer prices in the US.  A unit here is about $3, and about $10 in Europe.  Industry insiders regularly talk about the desirability of ‘price stabilization’—not in their PR campaigns to consumers but in industry publications and such.  Turning North American gas into an international fungible commodity is no doubt good for industry’s bottom line (which would probably be good for those businesses in GJ) but what will it mean for US consumers?  Shouldn’t we acknowledge that reality so we can have a rational, rather than just another overly simplistic ‘boosteristic vs. anti-’ debate?

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