Argument: Drilling would create a substantial number of new jobs
Argument's parent debate(s)
- ANWR.org "Top Ten Reasons to Support Drilling in the ANWR" - "3. Jobs To Be Created Between 250,000 and 735,000 ANWR jobs are estimated to be created by development of the Coastal Plain."
- The 735,000 estimate was made by a Wharton Economic Forecasting Group in 1990.