From Yahoo Finance: “The likelihood of split government combined with a persisting energy security challenge means we’ll see more overall pressure on politicians to support domestic energy production,” Philip Rossetti, a senior fellow focused on energy at the R Street Institute think tank, told Yahoo Finance on Wednesday… Fracking provides thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania but the process itself can be very damaging to the environment. Alongside Texas and North Dakota, Pennsylvania is one of the biggest states in the country for fracking. Rossetti says that in the coming years, “if the president tries to reign in that production, that could put him in tension with Pennsylvanians that are key electorally.” “The challenge for politicians that may want to unequivocally oppose fossil fuels is that they still need to win in fossil fuel states to implement their agenda,” he added of a political landscape that is likely to apply to both Democrats and Republicans in the years ahead.

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