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17 days ago.
by absolem
BeRight
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CLEAN... ENERGY

Offshore wind farms from New Jersey to Virginia took a big step closer to reality with the completion of a review that showed the renewable energy source would not cause major environmental damage, officials said today. Wind projects off the coasts of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey are being studied. The Mid-Atlantic lease proposal follows the Cape Wind project in Massachusetts that was given the go-ahead in 2010 after 9 years of federal review."No developer should have to wait nine or 10 years," for approval, Salazar said. The response from the developers was "DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA"

 
 

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Stillhere

Beright, tried vaping? Seems to work for some, dunno never smoked

Posted 98 days ago.

BeRight

Nope, as long as I stay on the cigarettes I am very calm.

No therapy needed. Thanks for the concern.

Posted 98 days ago.

moderation

Time for a tune-up,beright?

Posted 98 days ago.

absolem

Beright....when the United States stops consuming carbon-based commodities at the rate in which we do, whom will then comsume the excess and how will we contend with the shift? OWO is correct about the purchasing of "carbon credits". to me it seemed to be a reverse tax. it was a tax concealed as a product....and that product was the purchased right to polute beyond current limits or goals. personally, i think the current energy companies should be given first right of refusal when it comes to implementing new energy sources. the so-called tax credits could very well form the seeds for the investment into sustainable and safe energy. we will still have the need for oil-based petroleum products. reducing the need is not only smart but acts in insuring that we maintain a supply of the valuable resource for future use.

Posted 98 days ago.

BeRight

President Barack Obama is framing the challenges of climate change as a matter of national security that threatens to aggravate poverty and political instability around the globe and jeopardize the readiness of U.S. forces.

Sounds like we are going to invade countries who burn Coal like India and China.

Coal in the new WMD.

Do we really want another war?

Posted 98 days ago.

Ohwiseone

If you need more info , google" pollution credits " TP .

Posted 99 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Well you're wrong again....These out of date , obsolete, plants were suppose to be granted time to update while they operated by purchasing pollution credits ! Instead of doing what they were supposed to they just took the money and ran ! Lets see ,wealthy power plant owners.....thumbing their nose ate the government ... if I had to guess , I'd say republicans

Posted 99 days ago.

Teapartier

Well you're wrong again... That was before they built all these new natural gas power plants because of the Marcellus Shale boom and the power was badly needed back then and coal was all you had... It wasn't because of any evil republican greedy politicians as you think...

Posted 100 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Wake up and do a little research TP ! The shutting down of old coal fired power plants was supposed to happen years ago ! Only when the government found that they could make money by selling pollution credits did they choose to enable them to stay in operation !

Posted 100 days ago.

Teapartier

I never heard of such a bunch of childish democrats that run the country for 6 years and still find every one else but their stupid selves to blame. Stand back and do nothing watch how ridiculous things get bunch of loser Junior Varsity... No middle school teenie boppers..

Posted 100 days ago.

Teapartier

Harry of course I am not hoping people will die from a blackout. Hospitals have back up generators. Individuals that are on life support are prioritized by the power company to get theirs restored as well. The activist have claimed 17,000 lives will be saved by ditching coal which I say is b...s.. Their tactics are of domestic terrorist. If you are so concerned for these people in a blackout, why aren't you all speaking up ? People are losing their jobs due to coal plant and mines closing as we speak but that's OK huh ? I am convinced that Greenpeace and Sierra Club are receiving funds from OPEC !!! They would benefit nicely from shuttering our US oil fields and coal plants.

Posted 100 days ago.

Ohwiseone

The period till the next turning of the tide ! Your side has been so very busy obstructing that they've forgotten how to get things done and if you think the democrats are going to help them , well ... you might have to wait for a while !

Posted 102 days ago.

Kunectdots

This "run"? Six years of 'leadership' (cough) under a man whose had Harry Reid running interference and serving as a doorstop for him for all that time.

Is that the time period "run" to which you refer?

Posted 102 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Well after this run of republinuts screwing up this country , they will be back on the unemployment line !

Posted 102 days ago.

Kunectdots

Yep! I couldn't agree more. We need to replace more of those longtime entrenched blood-sucking ticks known as members of the Democratic Caucuses in the statehouses and in the District of Columbia.

Posted 102 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Instead of worrying about whats come to pass , lets get the republiduds off their arses and start making replacements !

Posted 102 days ago.

Kunectdots

I wouldn't sweat it. With Muslim kisser Obama in the WH, we'll probably all suffer the effects of an EMP-caused electrical collapse anyway.

Won't you leftist tree huggers feel silly after that?

I can hear it now. "Oh what I'd give for a good, ole, operating coal-fired power plant.

Posted 103 days ago.

harryanderson

Maybe there will be blackouts, if the right people "hope and dream the lights will go out."

Posted 103 days ago.

BeRight

Harry, there will be blackouts.

Posted 103 days ago.

harryanderson

"I can only hope and dream that the lights go out in places like this that hurt. Only then will people get mad..."

Are you seriously wishing for electrical blackouts so people will "get mad" at the Sierra Club and Greenpeace? You are aware that people might die if you get your wish and "the lights go out," aren't you? You do know that electricity is used for life-saving devices like oxygen-generators, don't you?

If you're so mad at people in the Sierra Club and Greenpeace, why don't you just assassinate them instead of wishing harm on the general population?

Posted 103 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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