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  • dkwilk dkwilk Jun 25, 2013 9:20 AM Flag

    will we have wind farms in the National parks??

    this is from a article addressing the up coming changes proposed today for green energy..and the reduction of coal useage in America.. don

    A few other highlights of the sweeping plan include up to $8 billion in Energy Department loan guarantees for advanced fossil energy projects, such as coal plants that trap carbon; fuel economy standards for heavy-duty trucks beyond model year 2018, when existing standards run through; and continued Interior Department efforts to permit renewable energy projects on federal lands.

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    • Don, Are you trying to start a rumor? .... john

      Sentiment: Buy

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      • here is Peabody Coals comments on the presidents plan of yesterday. don
        1:51AM Peabody Energy issues statement on National Carbon Plan (BTU) 15.03 : Co releases the following statement: "Peabody agrees with President Obama that greater use of clean coal is essential. We also support his proposals to increase deployment of higher-efficiency generation; expand research in carbon capture, use and storage technologies; and advance coal generation in poor nations. We would go further and say that all nations need the clean, reliable, low-cost electricity that coal-fueled generation provides.

        Such elements are a key part of the Peabody Plan, and it is good to also see these in the President's proposals. The Peabody Plan seeks to achieve universal energy access by 2050 in a way that puts people first and advances society's important goals of energy security, economic growth and environmental solutions.

        At the same time, any actions that would reduce coal-fueled generation harm Americans, who would feel the same pain at the plug that we all feel at the pump.

 
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