First it was the oil refineries . . .
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.
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.
This was known before the 2008 election yet the coal miners still voted for hussein
this is not going to turn out well - just saying
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.
Just look at the mug on that arrogant liberal.
These are the people destroying our lives.
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.
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.
“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?
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.
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
Would probably still be cheaper and quicker to build than a nuke plant..............
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.
there is nothing honorable about the EPA
Cut EPA budget by 90%.
Pass law in Congress to neuter most EPA Reg’s.