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In South Carolina, leaders reconsider drilling along the coastline

Posted on 23 April 2014 | 2:21 pm

There are questions, though, about just how much potential South Carolina has for energy development. Mitchell Colgan, chairman of the geology department at the College of Charleston, says there is not much oil off the coast of South Carolina, and that the economics of harvesting Atlantic natural gas are questionable given that the nation is already awash in the stuff from fracking onshore.

Read more of this Miami Herald article.