United States will become "almost totally energy self-sufficient" by 2030
January 19, 2012 Supported by abundant unconventional natural gas and oil reserves, the United States and Canada will become "almost totally energy self-sufficient" by 2030, according to a new forecast by BP plc..
If the gas industry does the same old bs money first screw people and environment to maximize profit, then you will end up with a destroyed America beyond your nightmares. You have a great natural countryside all over US and it is in risk of becoming a wasteland with serious groundwater contamination and all kinds of toxic mess. There is a good way to do things and a dirty way. Guess what those money loving sobs will choose. Ever seen a water faucet go on fire as its flows out water? Yes water on fire, that contaminated. Trust only to a point those anticapitalist tree hugging documentaries and verify with true science but absolutely never trust corporations that are out to make money and nothing else by buying politicians and decisions and masking the facts to fit their goals. When your only objective is to make money you create a mess of a planet.
Nuclear energy is a lot more safer if done properly actually. And of course if each new home was solar powered by law you would get to independence the right way until we make fusion possible eventually.