Monday, June 11, 2012

Fracking Prosperity, from India to the USA

Your good news story of the day:
"From its place on humble Indian tables, a little-known Indian bean called “guar” is making the fortunes of poor farmers. The demand for guar has soared since gum made from guar seeds started being used to extract shale gas late last year. [snip]
Guar – Hindi for “cow food” – was traditionally used to feed animals and is eaten as a vegetables in parts of India.
So let's grow it here too.

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