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This Land is Coal's Land

Tons of U.S. public land is used for coal mining and drilling for gas. Essentially none is used for solar, wind, and geothermal.
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Stunner: One Quarter of Total U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Come From Fossil Fuels Mined and Drilled on Public Lands

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

By Jessica Goad A new report by Stratus Consulting and commissioned by The Wilderness Society released this morning shows that 23 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions come from oil, gas, and coal extracted from federal lan... Read Post

A Plea for Public Lands

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Green (2 years ago)

A mini-documentary series makes the case for shielding public lands from uranium and coal mining and natural gas drilling, saying that such activity only benefits industry. Read Post

DOE & EPA Launch Tools to Evaluate Solar & Wind Power Potential on Contaminated Land

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (3 years ago)

  The U.S. has a ton of “contaminated land,” and while that land can;t be used for many things, some of it could certainly be used for wind or solar power projects. Luckily, the “job-killing” and “useless” Environmental Protection A... Read Post


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