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Response to Sen. Walter Sobchak (Reply #5)

Mon Sep 9, 2013, 02:03 AM

8. Why Would It Necessarily Be Flared? Why Not Use It In Place Of Gasoline Like Much Of The World?

 

CNG is much less toxic than Diesel or Gasoline. Try to calculate how many gallons of gasoline could have been replaced with what was flared in Alaska alone in the past 50 years? How many fewer premature deaths from exposure to toxic chemicals?

The "flaring" is about keeping plentiful energy scarce - and Artificially Expensive.

In the case of the Tar Sands, this is a very expensive form of energy, with the pipeline serving as a way to offset Venezuelan imports. Can't have actual "regular folks" benefiting from oil-sales, after all - unless they are Scandinavians.

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