08-03-2012, 01:05 PM
oab, you forgot that things are made from oil-based hydrocarbons by-products, like plastics, paints, resins, etc, that can make everyday things, in which, employ people, to make the products. Then you have enviromental professionals instead of Washington EPA folks, test areas for environmental testing. Then the cycle can repeat, over an over. Therefore, you create good paying jobs.