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The majority of these companies are power plants which create electricity.
Electricity is needed to power electric cars.
People who drive electric cars require more electricity than people who drive gas cars.
So in the end, people who drive electric cars are the ones that are the worse air polluters.
#4, TVA is mostly hydroelectric and shold be applauded.
#1 CO2 emitter... humans that are breathing.
Two sets of rules, one for the govt. and one for us?
We do need electricity, how about a natural gas distribution system across the U.S. as a shovel ready project? In the end it wouldn't be as wasted as the money spent in the last few years on B.S. projects.
Look into your own backyard, and you'll find that the biggest polluters are the City Officials that enforce the anti pollution laws!
Just check out any "closed Landfill" in your City, and you'll find that the ."Officials" in an effort to save money --that they receive from the Federal EPA (superfund) abuse the law and "release" Raw Methane Gas they extract from the landfills into the atmosphere, because it is cheaper than burn it or make electricity, because it saves them money by doing so --they use Superfund moneys to give themselves bonuses and salary increases -The EPA has no authority to stop this practice --the City writes the regulations concerning the Air Quality as well as enforce them--Just guess how this turns out? The City will not give itself a fine for the polluting.. Just come to Tucson AZ and you can see this practice in action on -City employees "venting' the Methane from the collection tanks, to :lower" the Gas pressure and keep it from exploding--Seems no one can do anything about it!...Just Gas the residential areas at will....The we wonder where the "planetary warming comes from?
Nice job by MSN to show lots of water vapor (also known as steam) being emitted from all those dirty stacks.
Meanwhile, people still hire landscapers to blow the leaves from their yard using 2 stroke leaf blowers that emit 4X the pollutants (particulate) in one hour, than your automobile makes in a week.
Due to the efficiency losses from the power plant to your home electrical outlet used to charge your electric car, the electric car will only recieve about 15% of the fuel energy contained in the fossil fuel used to create that electricity. It is much more efficient to just burn the fossil fuel right in your vehicle.
And lets not forget the 60 megawatts required to power the new NSA spying facility in Utah. Oh yeah, Obama really cares about greenhouse gas - when you build a computer center that takes as much electricity as a medium sized city just to eavesdrop on our phones and e-mails.
American public has failed at science education - so this is what we get.
Now I do abhor corporations like Monsanto who commit economic crime using legalities and unintended consequences of patent law. They allow their genes to circulate among non-modified crop farmers who then plant the resulting seed corn, and subsequently get sued by Monsanto for producing seed that has their "patented" genes.
Monsanto is destroying the farm economy, driving family farms into foreclosure with legal antics that only Satan would love.
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