Environmentalists fought a valiant fight to block the construction of the first new coal plant built in the state of Georgia in over 20 years.Â The Sierra Club, Greenlaw, and Friends of the Chattahoochee argued that the state should not have granted permits to the plant that, … [Read more...] about Environmentalists in Georgia lose fight to stop coal plant construction
Photo courtesy of efo at Flickr.com. Coal Liquefication is a controversial technology that turns coal into a high carbon liquid. The resulting fuel can be substituted for gasoline in cars, trains, and planes. It's controversial because the process that produces liquefied coal … [Read more...] about Coal Liquefication. What it means for your gas tank and the environment
According to the new York Times, the new energy legislation bill clear the senate on Thursday, but only after the oil and utilities lobbies convinced Republican senators to cut out some of the most important aspects of the bill. A $13 billion tax increase on oil companies … [Read more...] about Promising Energy Bill No Longer So Promising
A recent Wall Street Journal article reported on the economic benefits to be found in buying a hybrid and from the looks of things there really isn't much of anything.Â The article states that: Americans get a tax break for buying hybrids -- the starting amount varies by … [Read more...] about Hybrids Still May Not Be Financially Viable.
In this day and age it's disturbing to think that Americans are not willing to make sacrifices in their way of life in order to help the environment.Â Unfortunately a recent article in the Wall Street Journal states that: A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll of 1,007 adults … [Read more...] about Personal Sacrifice and the Environment