“We know that, from everything we’ve seen, there’s not a single case where hydraulic fracking has created an environmental problem for anyone,” Salazar said. “We need to make sure that story is told.”
I never thought I would ever agree with the former Secretary of Interior on anything. He was speaking in Houston at the North American Prospect Expo, a three-day conference where landowners from around the globe look to make deals with oil, gas and pipeline companies. Keep in mind this is the guy who oversaw the drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico while keeping his boot on BP's throat. He is hardly a tool of big oil.
He faulted the oil and gas industry for failing to aggressively argue the benefit and safety of fracking.
We’re creating a secure world for ourselves and for our children,” he said.
“It doesn’t matter whether you’re in Ohio or Pennsylvania or California or right here at this convention in Houston,” he said. “Letting people know this kind of information … is very important for us.”