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    May 08, 2013

    Bloomberg Ed Board: U.S. Should Export Natural Gas, Not Coal

    “In a December report for the U.S. Energy Department, NERA Economic Consulting found -- as other researchers have before -- that exports would bring a net economic benefit by helping to balance U.S. trade. The increase in gross domestic product may amount to $20 billion, or possibly as much...

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    February 14, 2013

    WSJ Editorial: Business Against Exports: The self-interested campaign to bar LNG sales abroad

    “The last thing American business needs is politicians deciding when and where companies can sell their goods. U.S. gas supplies are vast, and production was increasing so rapidly a year ago that prices fell to $2 due in large part to an unusually warm winter. If demand for U.S. LNG takes o...

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    January 11, 2013

    Forbes: Blocking LNG Exports Helps A Few, Hurts Many

    January 11, 2013 Dr. Michael Economides, Forbes In recent weeks, there has been a growing debate over whether to allow American liquid natural gas (LNG) to be exported to the global market. Dow Chemical, Eastman Chemical, Alcoa and others launched a new campaign, dubbed America’s Energy A...

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    December 24, 2012

    Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post Writers Group:

    “A policy that discriminates against producers in favor of consumers by restricting foreign sales will hurt both. For years, Americans have complained about trade deficits. Now that we have something more to sell, we shouldn’t turn away customers.”

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    December 15, 2012

    NYT Editorial: Sending Natural Gas Abroad

    “Greater gas exports could also factor into American foreign policy. By offering countries like India and China access to cheap American gas, Washington could make it more palatable for them to join in supporting sanctions against Iran, for instance. And it could give the United States new ...

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    June 20, 2012

    USA Today Editorial: Exporting natural gas would not hurt U.S.

    “[F]orecasts suggest the U.S. not only has enough gas to meet its own needs for the next 100 years, but also enough to sell it to countries that don’t have enough.”

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    March 14, 2012

    Washington Post Ed Board: Boosting the economy through natural gas

    “Among (the benefits of LNG exports) would be a potentially significant reduction in the U.S. trade deficit … Foreign demand gives U.S. companies an incentive to produce more, which creates jobs. … Don’t forget that taxes and other fees on gas production help state and l...

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