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EPA to De Facto Ban All Construction of New Coal Power Plants
Townhall.com ^ | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 09/12/2013 2:11:28 PM PDT by jazusamo

Edited on 09/12/2013 2:34:01 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Environmental Protection Agency will propose new rules next week banning the construction of new coal power plants in the United States that do not meet expensive new and ridiculous efficiency standards. The new standards will force power plants underground, literally.


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KEYWORDS: agw; agwfraud; coalplants; coalpower; corruption; democrats; energy; envirofascism; epa; epaoutofcontrol; fascism; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; govtabuse; liberalfascism; obama; overreach; thegreenlie; tyranny; waronliberty
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1 posted on 09/12/2013 2:11:28 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

First it was the oil refineries . . .


2 posted on 09/12/2013 2:12:00 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

O No.


3 posted on 09/12/2013 2:14:04 PM PDT by shineon (.)
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To: jazusamo

Thus fulfilling the desires of new world order to free up more coal for China at a better price, while simultaneously causing inflation inside the US which will hit the lower and middle classes (new world order’s “serfs”) the hardest.


4 posted on 09/12/2013 2:15:59 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: jazusamo

This is what happens when Congress creates agencies and abdicates it’s power to them, i.e. the president is the defacto king and can make up any rule that he wants.


5 posted on 09/12/2013 2:16:32 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (From time to time the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Yep, the EPA at the very least should be stripped of its regulatory powers.


6 posted on 09/12/2013 2:18:01 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

This was known before the 2008 election yet the coal miners still voted for hussein


7 posted on 09/12/2013 2:18:08 PM PDT by fso301
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To: jazusamo

this is not going to turn out well - just saying


8 posted on 09/12/2013 2:19:45 PM PDT by WorkerbeeCitizen (I'll surrender my guns alright - bullets first)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“...This is what happens when Congress creates agencies and abdicates it’s power to them...”
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This is what happens when THE PEOPLE create CONGRESS and abdicate their power to them.


9 posted on 09/12/2013 2:19:46 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: jazusamo
The United States is the “Saudi Arabia” of coal.And Osama Obama has declared every bit of it off limits.
10 posted on 09/12/2013 2:21:08 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (If Obama Had A City It Would Look Like Detroit)
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To: jazusamo

This is the shadow government made up of unaccountable bureaucracies.

Congress has abdicated its authority to them.

The president now has his own dictatorship that circumvents congress.


11 posted on 09/12/2013 2:22:40 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: All

We are probably the only country not building power generation plants. We are probably the only country on earth shutting down power generation plants in favor of skittle pooping unicorn power.


12 posted on 09/12/2013 2:22:40 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: jazusamo

Down with Marxism, Defund the EPA!


13 posted on 09/12/2013 2:23:55 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: jazusamo

Just look at the mug on that arrogant liberal.

These are the people destroying our lives.


14 posted on 09/12/2013 2:23:58 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: jazusamo

Utilities in D.C. should flip the power off and keep it off until those idiots decide to start thinking in a more rational manner.


15 posted on 09/12/2013 2:27:25 PM PDT by OB1kNOb (If govmt is stockpiling guns, ammo, food, & meds, don't you think it's a good idea to do the same?)
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To: fso301

“This was known before the 2008 election yet the coal miners still voted for Hussein”

That these people were convinced to vote for their own economic suicide, should show you all how powerful the propaganda of the left has become.


16 posted on 09/12/2013 2:28:06 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: jazusamo

If I were God of the world, I would force ALL coal fired electric plants in the USA to close immediately. Then I would sit back and watch all these EPA/greenie/environmental assholes complain about the brownouts and rising cost of electricity. After a couple of months I would force all nuclear plants to shut down and enjoy my popcorn. A couple of months later ditto with the gas powered plants. And when the bitching got real bad I would say, live with your stupid wind turbine farms and solar panels. You got what you wanted. END OF DISCUSSION.

And if you say why punish those who are not greenies or environmentalists, I would say, they have voted in the idiots running DC and its minions again and again. You wanted it, you got it.


17 posted on 09/12/2013 2:28:29 PM PDT by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: smoothsailing
Defund the EPA!

BTTT! That would sure go a long way in saving our economy and jobs.

18 posted on 09/12/2013 2:28:29 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
0bama said he was going to do this. It is just one part of his destruction of America that he was honest about.

5.56mm

19 posted on 09/12/2013 2:28:38 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: jazusamo

“capture carbon-dioxide emissions and stick them underground”

Wasn’t this tried somewhere? Ohio? And it failed miserably? Stuff seeped out of the ground in such heavy concentrations that it killed everything growing?


20 posted on 09/12/2013 2:28:52 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: jazusamo

And yesterday, Richard Trumka, the President of the AFL-CIO and former president of the United Mine Workers, announced that the AFL-CIO would permit a variety of left-wing groups including radical environment groups membership in the AFL-CIO.


21 posted on 09/12/2013 2:30:22 PM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: jazusamo

We got oil! Can’t drill for it
We Go shale! Can’t process it
We got Coal! Can’t burn it

Cheap energy equals higher standard of living, so simple. Of course I’m not a choom gang member, so what do I know


22 posted on 09/12/2013 2:30:32 PM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: fso301

The rest of us sure are getting what they voted for, aren’t we?


23 posted on 09/12/2013 2:31:09 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: jazusamo
...the Environmental Protection Agency will propose new rules next week banning the construction of new coal power plants in the United States that do not meet expensive new and ridiculous efficiency standards.

Would probably still be cheaper and quicker to build than a nuke plant..............

24 posted on 09/12/2013 2:31:35 PM PDT by Red Badger (It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. .....Voltaire)
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To: jazusamo

How about natural-gas-fired gas turbine power generation stations? Will they be similarly regulated out of existence?

There is a way to burn coal cleanly, with NO fly ash, NO heavy metals, and NO sulfur compounds. A technology called “Plasma arc gasification”, which was developed for the reduction of organic matter in trash and converting the end product into syngas, slag, and heat, could be applied to crushed coal in a water slurry just as well. The reaction is carried on in an inert gas atmosphere (usually nitrogen), and the output is syngas (hydrogen and carbon monoxide), an excellent fuel that burns with no ash and fully combusts the carbon monoxide to carbon dioxide, a product essential for the proper growth of plant life.

Coal gasification is not that hard, and the output in total BTU energy released is almost fully reclaimable on an industrial scale. The capture of the carbon dioxide in the exhaust stream can be accomplished by a more efficient reclamation of the excess heat by the cooling effect of incoming slurry in a heat exchanger, which would use the heat to flash the water in the slurry mix to superheated steam, the real transfer medium, and the crushed coal falls through the plasma arc.


25 posted on 09/12/2013 2:31:51 PM PDT by alloysteel (Those who deny natural climate change are forever doomed to stupidity. AGW is a LIE.)
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To: jazusamo

This bitch, bama and the EPA belong on the same train out of town


26 posted on 09/12/2013 2:32:47 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
This is what happens when Congress creates agencies and abdicates it’s power to them, i.e. the president is the defacto king and can make up any rule that he wants.

It's time and long past time to fire virtually everyone in Congress and shut down the EPA, (along with much of the rest of the feral government, to be sure.)

27 posted on 09/12/2013 2:33:24 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: jazusamo

there is nothing honorable about the EPA


28 posted on 09/12/2013 2:33:29 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: jazusamo

Cut EPA budget by 90%.

Pass law in Congress to neuter most EPA Reg’s.


29 posted on 09/12/2013 2:34:09 PM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
This is what happens when Congress creates agencies and abdicates it’s power to them

I thought Nixon created the EPA with an Executive Order? A simple Congressional override of the EO would do it, and a Libertarian minded President could just EO it away. As I understand it.

30 posted on 09/12/2013 2:36:09 PM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: jazusamo; zot; Interesting Times

Thanks for the post. I remember the jingle from the Electric companies in the 50’s about building plants to lower electricity costs it had a bird saying “cheap, cheap, little bill.”

and that was on the Chicago television stations. Now, its big bill or no electricity at all. movement to 3rd world status is increasing.


31 posted on 09/12/2013 2:36:23 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: G Larry

Overturn Wickard v Filburn.


32 posted on 09/12/2013 2:36:38 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: jazusamo

The first 6 months after Obama’s Presidency are going to be quite amazing. IF we make it.


33 posted on 09/12/2013 2:37:12 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: The Wizard
there is nothing honorable about the EPA

You're absolutely right!

34 posted on 09/12/2013 2:37:17 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Anybody who wants to know where this goes should look at Germany.


35 posted on 09/12/2013 2:37:30 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (Islam offers choices: convert, submit, or die.)
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To: jazusamo

No news here. Obama said he would do this, just like he said he would “fundamentally transform” America, share the wealth, and punish his enemies. The problem is, no one takes him seriously when he says these things.


36 posted on 09/12/2013 2:38:40 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: jazusamo

This must not be a problem - the Republicans aren’t complaining, so I guess they approve.


37 posted on 09/12/2013 2:39:01 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: jazusamo

Defund it, dismantle it, box it up, ship it in crates to China in full payment of our debt.

And stick that arrogant POS Gina McCarthy in one of the crates.


38 posted on 09/12/2013 2:39:40 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: tcrlaf

They’ll get food stamps and Barrycare waivers.

It’s all good.


39 posted on 09/12/2013 2:40:27 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: jazusamo

How are the dolts planning to charge all those Volts?


40 posted on 09/12/2013 2:40:35 PM PDT by CMailBag
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To: jazusamo

Get ready for your electricity costs to skyrocket. People are going to be shocked.

This administration sure knows how to kill an economy.


41 posted on 09/12/2013 2:41:31 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America shall survive this Obamanation.)
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To: CMailBag

It’ll be ironic if the EPA and Obummer make the cost of powering EV’s more expensive than powering gas/diesel vehicles.


42 posted on 09/12/2013 2:46:47 PM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: ProudFossil
If I were God of the world, I would force ALL coal fired electric plants in the USA to close immediately. Then I would sit back and watch all these EPA/greenie/environmental assholes complain about the brownouts and rising cost of electricity.

I doubt that these idiots could follow the dots & even understand their consequences. My answer is get the war on & drive them in the ocean. Then we will have all of the energy we want.

43 posted on 09/12/2013 2:47:14 PM PDT by Digger
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To: jazusamo

Directive 10-289


44 posted on 09/12/2013 2:47:23 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: jazusamo

The EPA: Thanks Nixon.


45 posted on 09/12/2013 2:48:34 PM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: jazusamo
Well Texas has the only electrical grid independent from the rest of the nation. When we are producing all our power from Fracking produced natural gas we will have a huge competitive advantage vs the other states.
46 posted on 09/12/2013 2:48:35 PM PDT by pwatson
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To: Noamie

“The first 6 months after Obama’s Presidency are going to be quite amazing.”

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That’s one way to describe the reign of President Hillary Clinton and First Lady Huma.


47 posted on 09/12/2013 2:49:09 PM PDT by peyton randolph (Tagline copyright in violation of Directive 10-289)
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To: fso301

And in 2012 Ohio and Pennsylvania voted for him again...


48 posted on 09/12/2013 2:54:28 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: jazusamo

Yep, the EPA at the very least should be stripped of its regulatory powers.

The EPA should be no more..it should be completely dissolved


49 posted on 09/12/2013 2:54:33 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: DuncanWaring
I normally don't comment after 30 or so posts but....let us repeat

And in 2012 Ohio and Pennsylvania voted for him again...

Hope all them Union Democrat Suckas are happy now.

50 posted on 09/12/2013 2:59:54 PM PDT by Regulator
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