Obama “limited development of American oil shale.”

Claim: Obama “limited development of American oil shale.”

Ad(s): Deflect

Sponsor(s): Crossroads GPS

Air Dates: March 21-30, 2012

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim:   $47,544 ($95,088 Total)

Markets: Albuquerque, Columbus (OH), Las Vegas, National Cable

 

FactCheck’s Summary:“The narrator’s claim that the administration ‘limited development of American oil shale’ is badly misleading. No significant restrictions have been placed on the currently booming production of petroleum from shale formations such as the Bakken in North Dakota and Montana, or Eagle Ford in Texas.” Click here to read more