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A Tale of Two Studies

A tale of two studies:  In 2013, a report from oil industry backed Quest Offshore Resources Inc. claimed that opening the Atlantic outer continental shelf to oil and natural gas exploration could generate nearly 280,000 jobs and contribute up to $23.5 billion a year to the U.S. economy by 2035.  A 2015 Center for the Blue Economy report prepared for the Southern Environmental Law Center disputes those claims.   This Mrytle Beach Online news article takes a look at the differences.