IER President Thomas Pyle published an op-ed today in the Washington Times about an upcoming anti-energy rally in Washington D.C., scheduled for this Saturday, July 28.

“Thanks to technologies such as hydraulic fracturing, the United States is the world’s largest producer of natural gas. But while domestic natural gas and oil production continues to increase, opponents of the new technology continue to become more desperate.

The environmental lobby, which condemns natural gas drilling, once praised natural gas as a “bridge fuel” to a new “energy economy.” Now anti-energy activists are intensifying their rhetoric and taking their anti-natural-gas attack to Washington. On Saturday, anti-energy activists are rallying in the nation’s capital to “stop the frack attack.” But it’s hard to understand what they are complaining about.”

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