A new study conducted by Northern Economics in conjunction with the University of Alaska Anchorage, shows that the development and offshore drilling of just three areas in the Last Frontier would make the state the 8th largest oil producer in the world ahead of Libya, Nigeria, Norway and Russia and would generate 35,000 jobs in Alaska alone and 57,000 jobs nation wide, not to mention billions in tax revenue.
Regardless, President Obama insists green energy is efficient and so far it looks like he is willing to let Americans suffer at the pump in order to get his green energy agenda forced through.
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