The flip side includes those price increases showing up in heating and energy costs throughout North America. We thought fracking's benefits were for our common good. Fracking "players" however see exporting as a long-term goal. This would hurt everyone paying for heat, energy and the plethora of natural gas-reliant chemical products all across North America. Dow, ALCOA, the American Public Gas Association and many others oppose the resulting higher costs, forming "America's Energy Advantage" to keep fracking's benefits here.