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Keeping petrodollars at home – and out of tyrants’ hands

Tweet Imagine a world freed from the extortive effects of energy dependence. Advanced democracies wouldn’t be obliged to prop up petty tyrants who abuse their subjects and scoff at civil society. Hate-filled despots intent upon exporting violence and imposing their … Continue reading

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New report: Energy development on federal lands could add $6.7B to Utah’s economy

Tweet A report released today by the Sutherland Institute Center for Self-Government in the West finds that, based on high-, medium-, and low-usage scenarios, the state’s economy could add between about $1.2 billion and $6.7 billion and 9,400 to 58,000 … Continue reading

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Fracking is good for Utah

Tweet So what’s all the fuss about fracking? Its most vocal opponents charge that fracking will burn your water, pollute your air, and cause the very ground to shift beneath you. The oil and gas industry, and many of those … Continue reading

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Does Utah have enough water to support a nuclear power plant?

Tweet Yesterday, Sutherland hosted the second of three forums on nuclear energy in Utah. In this session, we discussed water requirements and water resources needed in the proposed nuclear power plant near Green River, Utah. Sutherland President Paul Mero interviewed three water … Continue reading

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