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EPA rules biomass power production too dirty to continue
Fox News Channel | 8/5/10

Posted on 08/05/2010 7:48:43 AM PDT by pabianice

Per Fox, the EPA (i.e. ObamaReidPelosi) has ruled that energy from biomass (trees) is too dirty in producing too much CO2 and thus must pay huge carbon taxes or end. A bewildered biomass company CEO on camera said that he didn't understand but that such a tax would end all biomass energy production since it would be unprofitable.

It is clear that Obama's tree-humpers (see video of lunatics in forest "screaming for the trees that have no voices themselves to protest their cutting-down") have succeeded in basically ending tree cutting via another new set of lies from this administration. Folks, Obama has no intention of stopping his insane policies; he's just doubling down.


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To: lacrew
Maybe I’m looking at this too simply...won’t every tree, bush, etc. alive today eventually die, rot, and emit its carbon into the surrounding environment in some form?

There you go again! Don't confuse us with facts...

21 posted on 08/05/2010 8:06:48 AM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: pabianice
Hmmm sound like he didn't pay his protection money (campaign donation) to the correct Dem bureaucrats
22 posted on 08/05/2010 8:07:05 AM PDT by tophat9000 (.............................. BP + BO = BS ...........................Formula for a disaster...)
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To: pabianice

When the Socialists are thrown out, the first agency to be abolished must be the EPA. We can get Education and Energy next.


23 posted on 08/05/2010 8:08:05 AM PDT by cayuga (Can the US survive an electorate stupid enough to send 0bama to the White House?)
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To: redangus

You are right in what you say,
and I would go further to amend it a bit to say

their policy is no energy for YOU, but for them, different rules apply.

Not only do they seek to control and oppress everyone,
they want there to be a DIFFERENCE between the “elite” and the “masses”

lifestyles. They want a HUGE difference. They’re currently not happy that individuals can have a near equivalent lifestyle to theirs.


24 posted on 08/05/2010 8:08:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: goodnesswins

Hegelian/Marxist dialectic:

pit ANY two or more groups against each other
agitate to the point of conflict
step in with an iron fist of tyranny when conflict breaks out, because it will be welcomed.


25 posted on 08/05/2010 8:09:48 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: pabianice

Have you ever noticed that starvation happens mostly in Socialist countries? EVERYTHING they do is a deliberate work against survival.


26 posted on 08/05/2010 8:13:33 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: cayuga

The EPA is an unecessary waste of money.

People today are far more aware and educated about “real” pollution than they were in the 40s and 50s.


27 posted on 08/05/2010 8:15:23 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: pabianice
A bewildered biomass company CEO...

Yes, he was "bewildered" when he bought in to the "green" movement and tried to profit from it. What a fool for trying to suck up to the government. Serves him right.

28 posted on 08/05/2010 8:17:36 AM PDT by FreePaul
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To: redangus

Not only does this kill ‘methenal’production, but it opens the door to banning wood burning furnaces and, in time, fireplaces. Brave new world


29 posted on 08/05/2010 8:30:51 AM PDT by maine yankee
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

>>The only “green” energy that is cost
>>effective is too dirty?

Well now we wouldn’t want the serfs staying warm... and reading the Declaration of Independence by the light of burning wood, harvested on their own property, would we?

They might get the idea they can survive without being the subjugated property of the hive’s owners.

Can’t have that - the “special” relationship must continue.


30 posted on 08/05/2010 8:31:14 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: pabianice

31 posted on 08/05/2010 8:32:12 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: thethirddegree
Obama needs to be impeached, tried for treason and brought to justice.

How about everyone in D.C.

32 posted on 08/05/2010 8:36:02 AM PDT by newfrpr04
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To: maine yankee
Beyond Petroleum doesn't mean Beyond Serfdom?
 
 
BOHICA!

33 posted on 08/05/2010 8:37:03 AM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: pabianice

While this may be true, I’ll have to see the actual EPA report to believe it.


34 posted on 08/05/2010 8:40:08 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: pabianice

I call a foul. Note that there is no link in the post. I dont know how this could even get posted without one.

I went to Fox News and there is nothing there about this story that I could find.


35 posted on 08/05/2010 8:45:47 AM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: pabianice

I didn’t see the story or any reference at FoxNews.com. I did find a story from yesterday that a group is claiming EPA has the woody biomass carbon neutral theory all wrong.

I’m working to develop a dead wood biomass to energy project right now, using landfilled wood chips. The wrong message from EPA could stop it in its tracks.

[Yeah, I know. This is only viable with tax credits and great power purchase rates forced on the power companies. But it’s worth a shot.]

Don’t hate me ‘cause I’m green.


36 posted on 08/05/2010 8:47:16 AM PDT by bigred44
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To: pabianice

The purpose is not environmentalism.

The purpose is not greening, nor reducing foreign oil.

The purpose is to choke us, as a country, until we are DEAD.


37 posted on 08/05/2010 8:48:09 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: pabianice
A bewildered biomass company CEO on camera said that he didn't understand but that such a tax would end all biomass energy production since it would be unprofitable.

I guess he IS bewildered, since the Obama administration was supposed to be all for 'clean' energy. I guess it just isn't clean enough.

Oh, and his complaint that it would no longer be profitable shows the CEO doesn't understand that libs think the idea of profit is bad, and that he SHOULD be taxed more because he's 'stealing' from the little guy.

38 posted on 08/05/2010 9:15:03 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: redangus
The energy policy of the Left is no energy. It will make no difference what energy source we move to the Left will find a reason to ban it or tax it out of existence. Reliable, inexpensive energy is what drives progress and by extension wealth and freedom, none of which can be allowed to flourish is a state controlled world. Why do you think they are in full attack mode on carbon?

Perfectly stated.

39 posted on 08/05/2010 10:37:28 AM PDT by gogeo ("Every one has a right to be an idiot. He abuses the privilege!" Groucho Marx)
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To: SuziQ
A bewildered biomass company CEO on camera said that he didn't understand but that such a tax would end all biomass energy production since it would be unprofitable...

Bewildered and clueless. I suspect he was an Obama voter.

40 posted on 08/05/2010 10:40:34 AM PDT by gogeo ("Every one has a right to be an idiot. He abuses the privilege!" Groucho Marx)
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