Did you know that the EPA believes that water can be classified as a pollutant? And if the EPA believes there is too much of it in your neighborhood... they could try to take away your home, flatten it, and then plant grass so the water can then soak into the earth. http://video.foxnews.com/v/2026594092001/epa-illegally-regulating-water-...
The U.S. Department of Energy released a statement last week revealing it used $60 million of the $1.2 billion given to the agency in economic stimulus funds for purchasing “advanced-technology research instruments” to study climate change, with some of the equipment was not even intended for use in the U.S. but rather India and Australia.
The coal industry is crying foul over new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations which they say will be among the most be costly rules ever imposed by the agency on coal-fueled power plants. The result, industry insiders say: substantially higher electricity rates and massive job loss.
The EPA is imposing regulations on coal-fired power plants that will be too costly for them to remain open. The closing announcements are starting to roll in...
In West Virginia (5 Plants): http://www.wchstv.com/newsroom/eyewitness/110609_5498.shtml
The US currently produces 45% of its electricity needs using coal fired power plants -- and Obama is now working with the EPA to shut them down. The regulations the EPA is considering will cost the coal energy industry $180 billion dollars to implement. To quote Obama when he was running for president:
"If somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can; it’s just that it will bankrupt them because they’re going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that’s being emitted."
Click on the link to listen to the audio...
June 18, 2011
By Anna M. Tinsley | Fort Worth Star-Telegram