FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Dow Chemical Welcomes President's Executive Order On Shale Gas - Quick Facts

Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) issued a statement applauding President Obama's Executive Order commissioning an interagency working group to support the safe and responsible development of the country's vast shale gas resources.

"We are pleased with the signing of this Executive Order and consider it a vital step toward ensuring that federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing for shale gas is not overly burdensome and duplicative of state efforts, and addresses real risks using sound scientific data," stated Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO of The Dow Chemical Company.

"Smart policy paves the way for business planning, and today's announcement will help U.S. companies to responsibly capitalize on the tremendous shale gas opportunity, which will lead to further investment on our soil and thousands of job opportunities for Americans," said Andrew Liveris.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Tuesday said nearly half of its orders since Thanksgiving have been placed on a mobile device, double compared to last year. Star Wars toys, 4K HDTVs 50-55", drones, Xbox One and PS4 video game bundles, iPad Minis and 14-ft. trampolines were among the categories that gained... Customers of Time Warner Cable in Midwest experienced outages that lasted around two hours on Monday evening, as Americans were busy making their last minute online purchases on Cyber Monday. In a very quiet move that would have gone unnoticed but for a scrutiny into the LinkedIn profile, Google has lapped up Robert Rose, former autopilot software engineering manager of Tesla, as part of the company's Google Robotics unit.
comments powered by Disqus
Trade DOW now with 
Follow RTT