California's energy crisis

07/23/2001
In listening to the hearings concerning California's energy crisis and Governor Davis' testimony, there would appear to be a cover-up of one important fact: The decision to depend on natural gas as fuel to generate electricity without a developed source of supply.A supply of gas depends on drilling activity, and for a period of 10 years there has been very little exploration. Taxes, regulations, and political and environmental harassment have taken a toll on this industry.If Californians continues to build gas-fired generators for power, they should be alarmed by the natural gas industry studies project that reports gas consumption will increase 50% by 2015, and that the industry ...
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