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AuntPatsy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-05 10:01 PM
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  -Seeking Clean Fuel for a Nation, and a Rebirth for Small-Town Montana Ignacio Upton  Nov-20-05 09:57 PM   #0 
  - Interesting article...  AuntPatsy   Nov-20-05 10:01 PM   #1 
  - I'm wondering how viable coal-to-fuel is  Ignacio Upton   Nov-20-05 10:03 PM   #3 
     - Growing up, my grandmother used coal for heat, it is messy  AuntPatsy   Nov-20-05 11:31 PM   #6 
     - Messy, and it smells really bad  ohio_liberal   Nov-21-05 11:01 AM   #21 
     - The process works fine. As an undergrad taking organic chemistry  HereSince1628   Nov-21-05 08:04 AM   #9 
     - you're exactly right, the process allows it to burn cleanly  Wetzelbill   Nov-21-05 10:57 AM   #19 
     - it isn't all that economical unless oil is over 30 bucks a barrel  Wetzelbill   Nov-21-05 11:00 AM   #20 
  - Let's make no mistake about this process, it is a mess.  NNadir   Nov-20-05 10:03 PM   #2 
  - What are the enviromental problems?  Ignacio Upton   Nov-20-05 10:04 PM   #4 
  - People often represent "clean coal" technologies, but it's just marketing.  NNadir   Nov-21-05 07:47 AM   #7 
     - You forgot the giant holes and missing mountaintops  Viking12   Nov-21-05 08:26 AM   #10 
        - Yeah, I'm getting old and tired.  NNadir   Nov-21-05 09:19 AM   #11 
        - Been Through Thunder Basin area of WY lately?  havocmom   Nov-21-05 09:29 AM   #14 
  - The technology has improved JUST A BIT from  havocmom   Nov-21-05 09:34 AM   #15 
  - Coal is filthy, but unfortunately may become hugely popular  IDemo   Nov-20-05 10:20 PM   #5 
  - I seem to recall  The Whiskey Priest   Nov-21-05 07:51 AM   #8 
  - I agree that coal is very dirty but I love the governor's  OregonBlue   Nov-21-05 09:24 AM   #12 
  - This is not the answer to our energy needs,  MadHound   Nov-21-05 09:25 AM   #13 
  - Coal near me is a few INCHES under the surface of rolling prairie  havocmom   Nov-21-05 09:41 AM   #16 
     - No, but the extreme pollution generated by this process still applies  MadHound   Nov-21-05 10:38 AM   #17 
        - Since those trains full of the stuff have been leaving MT for the east  havocmom   Nov-21-05 10:50 AM   #18 
           - And all of those reasons are precisely why we need to get away from coal  MadHound   Nov-21-05 11:06 AM   #22 
              - yeah but this is a stop gap thing...  Wetzelbill   Nov-21-05 11:27 AM   #24 
  - Fisher-Tropsch is part of an overall plan Schweitzer has....  Wetzelbill   Nov-21-05 11:13 AM   #23 
     - I get the feeling, watching Schweitzer, that he is a REAL student  havocmom   Nov-21-05 07:25 PM   #25 

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