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Three Energy Policy Experts

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High Noon in Lake Worth

High Noon in Lake Worth


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Join your  host Wes Blackman as he welcomes three energy policy experts to the High Noon in Lake Worth studios. Ret. Mayor General Bill Hodgkins will talk about the linkage between Energy Security and National Security. He is active in the group called Veterans for Energy (Vets4Energy). David Mica will be joining us as well. Mr. Mica is the Executive Director of the Florida Petroleum Council. He will discuss the following issues:

  • Background on the Florida Petroleum Council
  • Renaissance in American oil and natural gas production
  • Information on shale and shale development
  • Information on advancements that have enabled more shale development
  • Horizontal drilling
  • Hydraulic fracturing (fracking)
  • Where is fracking taking place in the U.S..? Can it/will it be done in Florida?
  • In-depth explanation of fracking process and safety measures
  • Dispel myths and misinformation on fracking
  • Highlight energy independence and economic benefits of increased domestic shale development

Also joining us will be Jennifer Fennell who is Vice President of CoreMessage, a Tallahassee-based public relations and issues advocacy firm.. She is also Field Director for the Florida Energy Forum.

All this is very timely due to the announcement this week of the approval for the new Florida natural gas pipeline.