I'm sitting here 23 floors above town looking to the north thinking what it would be like on a day like today if we didn't have enough energy.
We are heading there with this war on American energy. The President this week emphasized his commitment to eliminating all fossil fuels...
Alan Olson: "The only increase we see coming down the pike in increased refining capacity is in China. Refining capacity in Europe has dropped. In the United States it's dropped, but the Chinese are increasing refining capacity. And that is not for export."
We lost Colstrip 1 & 2, and now they want to tear down hydropower dams. This is one of the cleanest "greenest" forms of energy we have right now. Don't we need MORE electricity right now, rather than less?
Why are we turning to countries like Iran, Venezuela, and Saudi Arabia for oil when we could be turning to Montana, North Dakota, and Texas for oil? Plus, with oil prices skyrocketing, is production in the Bakken oil fields already ramping up due to price alone?
So today news comes out about one of the largest wind energy companies with wind turbines in eight states being fined.
ESI Energy is paying $8 million in fines and penalties because their wind turbines killed 150 eagles in Wyoming, California, New Mexico, North Dakota, Colorado, Michigan, Arizona and Illinois, according to the Associated Press...