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Re: Obama moves quickly to preserve the West

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avatar Obama moves quickly to preserve the West
November 05, 2009 03:57PM
Obama has begun a dramatic reversal in Western land-use policy that already has had a major impact in Arizona. In a sharp departure from the Bush administration, the Obama team has halted new uranium-mining claims near the Grand Canyon, proposed new preserves for wild mustangs and funded the expansion of the Petrified Forest National Park.

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2009/11/05/20091105az-enviro1105.html
avatar Re: Obama moves quickly to preserve the West
November 06, 2009 04:16AM
So much for energy independence.
avatar Re: Obama moves quickly to preserve the West
November 06, 2009 06:55AM
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Vince
So much for energy independence.

How does depletion of non-renewal resources result in energy independence?
That sort of reasoning would have the passengers on the Titanic burning the lifeboats to keep the engines running or cutting down sequoias for firewood.

There will come a point where oil will be seen as too valuable for use as a fuel.



The cure for a fallacious argument is a better argument, not the suppression of ideas.
-- Carl Sagan
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