Our series takes a look at what might have happened in the past – or could happen in the future – if certain energy-related ideas and policy prescriptions put forth by prominent politicians and their supporters were actually adopted. See all of our reports below.

WHAT IF...
Hydraulic Fracturing was Banned in New Mexico?

If a hydraulic fracturing ban were enacted, 27,000 jobs would be lost, $7 billion in economic activity would be eliminated, household income would drop by $2 billion, and $681 million in state and local tax revenues would be lost in New Mexico – in the first year alone.

 

WHAT IF...
Hydraulic Fracturing Was Banned?

Fact Sheet
Colorado
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Texas


 

WHAT IF...
The United States was Forced to Pay EU Energy Prices?

Fact Sheet
Colorado
Florida
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Ohio
Wisconsin

 

WHAT IF...
America’s Energy Renaissance Never Actually Happened?

Fact Sheet
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Texas
Wisconsin

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Ohio
Pennsylvania
Texas
Wisconsin

WHAT IF...
Energy Production Was Banned On Federal Lands and Waters?

Fact Sheet
Colorado
New Mexico
Wyoming
Gulf Coast

Infographic
Colorado
New Mexico
Wyoming
Gulf Coast