June 18, 2010

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Hearing of the House Science & Technology Committee

SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE HOUSE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE – 18th June

REP. BAIRD: I thank you, Ms. Woolsey. I wouldn’t expect the panelists to be aware of this, but the gentleman now about to ask questions is probably the leading authority in the Congress on some of this because he is virtually off the grid, if not entirely off the grid, and has been doing renewable energy in his home, walking the talk for many, many years. So with that, I’m pleased to recognize Dr. Bartlett.

REP. ROSCOE G. BARTLETT (R-MD): Thank you very much. You know, in thinking about these alternative energies, we need to think about them in a different context. The context in which we ordinarily consider them is the present context where about half of our electricity comes from coal. And if you’re comparing these renewables with fossil fuels, they aren’t going to look very good, because the quantity and quality of energy in fossil fuels is just unsurpassed.

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Gas Attack

Gas drilling threatens to damage the US environment as much as oil drilling

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