EE News reports:
MANSFIELD, La. — Local officials in the Haynesville Shale believe they’ve unlocked the secret for successful spending of gas boom wealth.
The approach? Invest quickly in health, safety and education, and squirrel away the rest for a rainy day.
“Just because we have it don’t mean we have to spend it,” DeSoto Parish Sheriff Rodney Arbuckle likes to say.
The Haynesville story is a lesson for community leaders in places like North Dakota and Texas, where fuel extraction continues to……..