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Jim Harger of mLive reports on Rayola Doughers recent visit to the Michigan Oil and Gas Association, presenting the benefits of fracking and outlining the positive effects it has had on the economy. Economic adviser for oil and gas industry defends fracking, exploration boom By: Jim Harger GRAND RAPIDS, MI Rayola Dougher, a senior economic adviser at the American Petroleum Institute, carries around printouts of her PowerPoint presentations showing how crude oil and natural gas production in the U.S. has soared in recent years. Dougher also points to charts that show the domestic oil and gas boom has reduced home heating costs by $1,200 per household and saved Michigan school districts $49 million in heating bills. Dougher was in Grand Rapids to address the annual meeting of the Michigan Oil and Gas Association on Thursday, Sept. 18, Her charts show how lower natural gas prices have created new jobs in the American manufacturing sector thanks to the energy boom, brought about largely