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Fri Apr 21, 2017, 11:39 AM

Ain't this somethin'- Britian's 1st Coal-Free day since Ind. Revolution





The UK is set to have its first ever working day without coal power generation since the Industrial Revolution, according to the National Grid.

The control room tweeted the predicted milestone on Friday, adding that it is also set to be the first 24-hour coal-free period in Britain.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/apr/21/britain-set-for-first-coal-free-day-since-the-industrial-revolution

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packman Apr 2017 OP
MineralMan Apr 2017 #1
underpants Apr 2017 #2
gratuitous Apr 2017 #3
mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2017 #4
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Response to packman (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 11:40 AM

1. Good for the Brits!

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Response to packman (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:03 PM

2. Coal free.

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Response to packman (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:10 PM

3. Meanwhile, in the U.S.

We're looking to ease regulations on coal mining that will unleash a whole new round of environment-killing extraction, which should teach you hippies a good lesson! USA! USA!

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Response to packman (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:17 PM

4. Bah humbug. Coal rollin', baby:

Trainspotters rain on your so-called coal-free day:

Steam train hits 100mph in UK in 50-year first

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Response to packman (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:28 PM

5. I grew up with Glasgow pollution largely from coal burning fires


It was horrible. When the smog came it was really hard to breathe. Many places suffered similar fates.

You can jack your coal up your arse donald

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