The City of Tallahassee's Energy Services Department has an agreement with the Tennessee Energy Acquisition Corporation to purchase natural gas over a 20 year period that began in 2006. According to the City's Annual Report to Bondholders, the City will purchase 4000 MMBtu of natural gas daily for this 20 year period.
Natural Gas, gas is transported to Tallahassee. The City owns, operates, and manages its own natural gas distribution system in and around the city limits and has agreements for services in Wakulla and Gadsden counties.
Today, over 97% of the natural gas is produced within North America. At what cost?
A cogent analysis of hydraulic fracturing was done by blogger, A. Siegel, at this link. For your Sunday viewing, below are trailers for the movie, Gasland, now showing on HBO, Split Estate as well as an excerpt on 'frakking' from Democrary Now.
"If you need a break from worrying yourself sick about the still-gushing BP oil leak, I can tentatively recommend you watch Josh Fox's artful and disturbing documentary Gasland," see Washington Post movie review here.
Fresh drinking water is the final piece of whether or not the US survives its quest for clean energy.