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after many years, another coal mine opens, the first under Trump

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posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:09 PM
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Environmentalists like Arnold Schwarzeneger and Barack Obama have for many years blocked coal mines from opening with their environmental regulations. These regulations are done away with under Trump. Personally, I like coal. Coal is a mineral. It is there for people to use. Some people complain about the minute traces of sulfur and mercury. Well, sulfur and mercury occur in nature, not just in coal. There is a good old Chinese saying. There cannot be fish in water too clean. Humans don't live in a germ free environment. Sometimes, you need a bit of so called impurities in order to boost the immune system. And that's why I think coal is good for health.

insider.foxnews.com...




posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:14 PM
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a reply to: allsee4eye


First off coal and how dirty it is in reference to the US burning it is a HUGE lie! Technology and environmental laws already have in the US most likely the cleanest burning coal industry in the world.

Every wonder why you don't see pics of people in China wearing masks because of the pollution of them burning coal? Of course not, it would blow the whole climate scam out of the water considering China is exempt until 2030, but I guess that should be ignored?

#WINNING #JOBS



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:15 PM
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a reply to: allsee4eye

Uranium occurs naturally too, let's just ramp up uranium mining too (on your property) while we're at it. MAGA!

EDIT:

The fossil fuel model on which we operate is rather pointless.

(typed from my keyboard made of hydro-carbons)
edit on 12-6-2017 by Mikehawk because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:16 PM
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a reply to: seeker1963

If the world is 100% pristine, people would have failing immune systems and die out. People need to live in conditions that have some dirt. That's the only way to keep the immune system in good condition. Think about it, every person cohabits with billions even trillions of microbes. Arnold Schwarzeneger and Barack Obama envision an environment that is 100% free of impurities. That is both impractical and bad for health.



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:18 PM
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a reply to: seeker1963




Every wonder why you don't see pics of people in China wearing masks because of the pollution of them burning coal?

You do.

There are underlying factors that led to this — rapid economic growth built on a foundation of an abundant supply of cheap, dirty fossil fuels, poorly regulated and heavily polluting factories and widespread urbanization.
mashable.com...


Just as well Trump only digs "clean coal"



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:19 PM
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originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: seeker1963




Every wonder why you don't see pics of people in China wearing masks because of the pollution of them burning coal?

You do.

There are underlying factors that led to this — rapid economic growth built on a foundation of an abundant supply of cheap, dirty fossil fuels, poorly regulated and heavily polluting factories and widespread urbanization.
mashable.com...


Just as well Trump only digs "clean coal"


If the situation is so DIRE, then why are the WORST offenders exempt?


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posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:22 PM
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a reply to: seeker1963

Because we had our time as the worst offenders in our industrial revolution and now it's their turn , at least that was their attitude until they found themselves in the mess they're now in which is why they are now committing to cleaning up their act.



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:23 PM
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www.cleveland.com...

Does this have something to do with this?



FirstEnergy could sell or close additional boilers at its last coal-fired power plant in Ohio, the W.H. Sammis plant on the Ohio River, if it cannot persuade the state to return to regulating electric companies and setting power prices. The company's old coal and nuclear power plants cannot always make power as cheaply as new gas-fired plants, which are now dominating wholesale market prices. (Plain Dealer file)



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:23 PM
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a reply to: seeker1963

The problem is coal will run out. At least invest in other alternative forms of energy in the mean time. We can't rely on coal forever.
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posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:25 PM
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a reply to: allsee4eye

Hell Yeah! This is awesome news!!! Put some of these hard working men & women back to work.

I'm so sick of hearing how bad coal is. It still powers most of the USA and brings good paying jobs to the areas.


a reply to: starwarsisreal
When will it run out? Millions of years from now? Where are you getting your info?
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posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:28 PM
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posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:31 PM
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originally posted by: starwarsisreal
a reply to: seeker1963

The problem is coal will run out. At least invest in other alternative forms of energy in the mean time. We can't rely on coal forever.


I totally agree. however there is too much greed by those ruling the world right now to do the right thing! I think they already have the solution, but their greed requires them to drain every ounce of blood from us serfs before they institute their vision of their Utopian society?



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:31 PM
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a reply to: Martin75

In 110 years Martin. These are not renewable energy. If we use it, it's gone forever.

And if we run out coal, what then?




Abundant supplies of fossil fuels will end, bringing down the economic order with it. After all, she argued, at current rates of production, oil will run out in 53 years, natural gas in 54, and coal in 110. We have managed to deplete these fossil fuels – which have their origins somewhere between 541 and 66 million years ago – in less than 200 years since we started using them.


www.business-standard.com...



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:31 PM
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We should bring back switchboard operators too, why should technological advancement punish hardworking people?



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:32 PM
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originally posted by: starwarsisreal
a reply to: Martin75

In 110 years Martin. These are not renewable energy. If we use it, it's gone forever.

And if we run out coal, what then?




Abundant supplies of fossil fuels will end, bringing down the economic order with it. After all, she argued, at current rates of production, oil will run out in 53 years, natural gas in 54, and coal in 110. We have managed to deplete these fossil fuels – which have their origins somewhere between 541 and 66 million years ago – in less than 200 years since we started using them.


www.business-standard.com...


They taught us the same thing about oil! Remember the dinosaurs? Yet for some miraculous reason we are still pumping it out of the ground?



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:35 PM
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a reply to: starwarsisreal




The problem is coal will run out.



Not anytime soon, at least in the US. According to the US Energy Information Administration, existing mines produce about 25,000 short tons of coal annually.


As of January 1, 2016, about 18.3 billion short tons of recoverable reserves were at producing mines.



Total; resources, including undiscovered coal are in the vicinity of 3.9 trillion short tons.

www.eia.gov/energyexplained/index.cfm?page=coal_reserves



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:36 PM
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a reply to: seeker1963

Later on oil is gonna run out too.

Oil was made from dead algae from millions of years ago. Gonna take another million years for new oil to form.



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:37 PM
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I'm diggin' this news!

Get it?----"diggin'" the news?



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:37 PM
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a reply to: Martin75

The point is it's not a renewable source of energy, we can't maintain the attitude of it's not going to run out yet, so lets keep doing it until it's practically depleted.

And there's really no such thing is clean coal anyway.. that's just a term for the technology behind trying to capture the bad emissions and store it, or do something else with it to sequester it. they've managed to clean up the bad emissions considerably, but our time and energy best served ramping up our truly clean and renewable infrastructure for the long haul. If money were invested in that sector more than it is now, that would also create jobs. Someone would need to be hired to build out that infrastructure.



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 01:38 PM
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a reply to: miniatus

Are you having a panick attack because we will run out of coal in 500 years?



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