One of the few things on which both Democrats and Republicans agree is that the country must reduce its dangerous dependency on foreign oil. Using natural gas improves energy security and air quality and also bolsters the national economy. Many trucking companies are initiating the transition to natural gas.
The federal government should help ensure that it is part of the solution rather than perpetuating the problem.
Price is senior vice president of corporate development and government relations at Chesapeake Energy Corp., a founding member of American Clean Skies Foundation.