Natural Gas is for Politicians
You've probably heard about the offshore oil and gas discoveries.
Chances are you've heard about the natural gas pipeline that will
transport the gas from Sable to New England and elsewhere. You may
even have seen one of the trenches, cut some trees along the right-of-way
or even worked at the temporary pipe preparation plant in Sheet
For the vast majority of Nova Scotians, that's about as far as
it goes, or ever will go. Lasting jobs? Economic benefits? Cheap
energy? The Alberta of the East? Right.
With gasoline prices creeping back to the 80 cent mark, look at
US communities are doing to benefit from the crunch, and derive
revenue from it.
Read the story
(in PDF format) about what other regions are doing in order
to produce new, clean energy and how rural residents can derive
a substantial and lasting income for themselves and their communities.