Iowa State University economist Dave Swenson offers powerful critique against the proposed project’s purported economic and fiscal benefits to the state of Iowa.
This video by Roger Routh showcases Dave Swenson’s presentation on economic critiques of the proposed project; the presentation was given to a packed auditorium of nearly 300 community members.
Swenson’s fact sheet offers a guide to interpreting ETP’s controversial economic impact statement, and outlines the real fiscal benefit Iowa could receive — and it’s not much. To read ETP’s report that Swenson is critiquing, click here.
On December 6th, 2014, Dave Swenson presented this PowerPoint to a packed auditorium at the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coaltiion community meeting. The presentation outlines the points made in his economics impacts fact sheet critiquing purported economic benefits to Iowans.