Shale Gas a Boost to U.S. Manufacturing

Although some states are rolling back or banning fracking due to potential environmental impact, overall, U.S. shale gas development and production is surging and helping to trigger a resurgence in manufacturing. Read the complete article here.

This is significant to Ashtabula County: “Thanks to the shale gas production boom, the United States is the most attractive place in the world to invest in chemical and plastics manufacturing. It’s an astonishing gain in competitiveness,” said Cal Dooley, president and CEO of the American Chemistry Council in an American Chemistry Council press release.

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