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Buy coal, save America!

May 15, 2009

A visit to the National Coal Council’s Web site will have  your heart swelling with American pride in no time. Listen to the drums thump as you stare at the head of a bald eagle superimposed over an American flag. The message is clear: Patriots support coal! But coal is no more patriotic than wind or solar, and a lot harder on the environment. No doubt the country will have to rely on coal for many years to come — coal is abundant, cheap and the infrastructure required to convert coal to electricity already exists. So let’s strive to make coal cleaner and leave patriotism out of the debate.

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  1. Molly permalink
    May 20, 2009 7:51 pm

    You have a blog!!! Just found this via your website, which is also snazzily updated. Nice work, Very Official Freelancer! I’ll add you to my Google Reader.

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