The unemployment rate in North Dakota is less than 3%. Here is why:
The success of hydraulic fracturing throughout the US (except NY state) is truly remarkable.
What happens when the unemployment rate is less than 3%? This is from Mark Perry's Carpe Diem blog.
A fairly quick, and entertaining, read about fracking, which includes the history of Harold Hamm's Continential Resources and fracking in North Dakota, is Gregory Zuckerman's "The Frackers."
It is really unfortunate that professional distorters, like Joe Romm at climateprogress.org are willfully ignorant or deliberately deceitful about the envirnomental safety of fracking as well as the environmental and economic benefits it creates.