Natural gas and the fracking boom have changed the landscape, politics and economics of West Virginia. Sean O'Leary of the Ohio River Valley Institute addresses the claims of "a veritable rock star proponent of 'the natural gas economy.' And finds all nine of his "irrefutable energy truths,” in fact, quite refutable.
"One would think you might have had serious second thoughts about not revealing some key information in your pro-pipeline column. After all, you were standing in the bully pulpit of a newspaper that prided itself on shedding light into dark corners of conflicts of interest and spotlighting partial truths that mask self-interest."