Wean U.S. off petroleum for next generation

2013-11-04T00:00:00Z Wean U.S. off petroleum for next generation nwitimes.com
November 04, 2013 12:00 am

Do corporate people from BP, Enbridge, Keystone XL not care even about their own children? 

Five days' production is stored in Indiana, the rest shipped to Illinois.

The Keystone XL shale oil project would produce exponentially more pet coke while its extraction destroys Canada‘s environment.

A potential Enbridge pipeline break going through Griffith and environs threatens our entire area plus Lake Michigan. Enbridge’s pipeline break near Kalamazoo Michigan is still not completely cleaned up.

Ninety percent of the world’s best scientists have warned us. Climate change is real, already affecting us, threatening our agriculture, inundating our coastlines, ad nauseum, and might threaten the very existence of humanity.

When green alternatives free from poisons provide better jobs, preserve health, are ecofriendly, why the insane persistence in destructive behavior?

- Gordon Wilder, Highland

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