I was once an intern in the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons system.
This clown is trying to make the Northeast an exmplar of the benefits of EPA regulatory overreach?
NE US has brownouts and shortages and grid weakness that will get worse–but enviros like that retrogression. In the New World of sustainability less is more, decline is progress, shortages are abundance.
How to export your industry, raise the cost. But you do get to complain about “pollution” from where the industry and jobs went. So, I suppose, there is some advantage.
Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood
Three years ago, Britain’s last major aluminium smelter, Lynemouth, was closed. This followed the closure of the Anglesey plant in 2009.
An industry, that used to boast of production figures of 300,000 tonnes a year, is now reduced to the tiny Lochaber plant, rated at 43000 tonnes.
The reasons for these closures was well documented at the time, and the major one was high energy costs, largely due to UK climate policies.
The independent think tank, Civitas, published this report at the time:
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This is a surprisingly good condemnation of wind as an alternative energy source by a normally liberal and lefty newsmagazine.
Thanks to John Droz