Quote Originally Posted by poornate View Post
Yeah... they are "scrambling" to comply with output levels passed by president Bush in 1990...lol..coal is on the (temporary) way out regardless of who is elected... too dirty/poisonous/environmentally harmful to extract with current technologies...
Coal is absolutely terrible for the environment, but the only thing that is even close to creating the amount of electricity America needs is Nuclear.

Wind and Solar are no where close to making up the gap that eliminating coal would have.