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    War on coal

    Is PBO trying to get voted out, or what? 9% unemploymen and one of his sidekicks is going to kill more jobs? I'm seriously starting to question how smart this cat really is.

    While campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination, Barack Obama said his cap-and-trade tax plans would "bankrupt" anyone building a coal-fired power plant. Although those taxes haven't materialized, the Environmental Protection Agency has put the brakes on 79 surface mining permits in four states since he was elected.

    The EPA says these permits could violate the Clean Water Act and warrant "enhanced" review. But the agency went even further last week, announcing plans to revoke a permit for the Spruce No. 1 Mine in West Virginia - a move that has caused anxiety among coal-state Democrats about the future of the industry under the Obama administration.

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    Stupid move, another reason why Cap and Trade is nothing but garbage.
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    Have you seen the destruction this mining is creating? It's an abomination.

    Isn't this gorgeous???






    From your article:

    Surface mining has long been opposed by environmental groups such as the Sierra Club, which has asked the Obama administration to ban surface mining, which it calls "mountaintop removal mining." A printable brochure on the Sierra Club Web site about the practice says: "Working together, we can end the destructive practice of mountaintop removal coal mining and stop big energy companies from walking away with billions in profit - while leaving nothing behind but a leveled mountain moonscape and valleys and streams filled with mining rubble. Too many communities in Appalachia have already paid a heavy price in polluted drinking water, flooded towns, damaged homes and destroyed lives."

    I applaud Barack for taking a tough stance on this and I hope he continues to do so.
    No men are anywhere, and Im allowed to go in, because Im the owner of the pageant and therefore Im inspecting it, Trump said... Is everyone OK? You know, theyre standing there with no clothes. Is everybody OK? And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.

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    Uh oh. This thread might bring out another one of lucifer's sock puppets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    Have you seen the destruction this mining is creating? It's an abomination.

    Isn't this gorgeous???






    From your article:

    Surface mining has long been opposed by environmental groups such as the Sierra Club, which has asked the Obama administration to ban surface mining, which it calls "mountaintop removal mining." A printable brochure on the Sierra Club Web site about the practice says: "Working together, we can end the destructive practice of mountaintop removal coal mining and stop big energy companies from walking away with billions in profit - while leaving nothing behind but a leveled mountain moonscape and valleys and streams filled with mining rubble. Too many communities in Appalachia have already paid a heavy price in polluted drinking water, flooded towns, damaged homes and destroyed lives."

    I applaud Barack for taking a tough stance on this and I hope he continues to do so.
    Surface mine companies here in the states are required to reclaim the land. They are also required to take safety precaustions to prevent collateral damage. The regulations are already in place to protect the environment, so the solution is: enforce the laws that already exist.

    I applaud Barack for taking a tough stance on this and I hope he continues to do so.
    No matter how many people are put out of work and how much damage is done to the economy. Right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    Have you seen the destruction this mining is creating? It's an abomination.
    OK, now show us some honesty and post pics of what they look like after the mines are reclaimed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    OK, now show us some honesty and post pics of what they look like after the mines are reclaimed.
    Are you actually saying that they are rebuilding the mountains they are destroying??? You're kidding, right?
    No men are anywhere, and Im allowed to go in, because Im the owner of the pageant and therefore Im inspecting it, Trump said... Is everyone OK? You know, theyre standing there with no clothes. Is everybody OK? And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    Are you actually saying that they are rebuilding the mountains they are destroying??? You're kidding, right?
    Still waiting for you to post pics of what they look like after the mines are reclaimed....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    Are you actually saying that they are rebuilding the mountains they are destroying??? You're kidding, right?
    No, he's not... but of course I'm sure the lefty web site your pics came from didn't tell you about it.




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    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Surface mine companies here in the states are required to reclaim the land. They are also required to take safety precaustions to prevent collateral damage. The regulations are already in place to protect the environment, so the solution is: enforce the laws that already exist.
    Oh, yeah, they look as beautiful as ever! Check this out:



    Bye bye mountains for ever! But hey, what's the point in caring if it's not your view, water, and ecology that's being permanently damaged!

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    No matter how many people are put out of work and how much damage is done to the economy. Right?
    Is it worth permanently damaging such beauty and ecology for a few lumps of coal? Is it worth permanently damaging the area's ecology just to put a few people to work?

    To me, no way.
    No men are anywhere, and Im allowed to go in, because Im the owner of the pageant and therefore Im inspecting it, Trump said... Is everyone OK? You know, theyre standing there with no clothes. Is everybody OK? And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.

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