Department of Energy

Coal liqification/gasification

The US has over 1/5 of the world's coal reserves. Coal liquification/gasification technology is proven. Most of the infrastructure for this technology is in place or can be modified for its use. The military has already proven aircraft can run on this kind of fuel. This technology reduces our dependence on other nations for our fuel needs, and puts Americans to work. Between ethanol and coal, we should be able to... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

Clean Air at coal fired power plants

The EPA should quit politics and enforce clean air rules at ALL coal power plants. The technology exists for coal fired plants to put out cleaner air than they take in. It just has to be installed at all the coal power plants. Forget the cost and force them to install clean air stacks and scrubbers. No more lying cap and trade for people to rich off of and keeping poluting the air. The time to clean the air is now,... more »

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Department of Labor

Simple policy decision can save thousands of manhours.

Right now, mine operators are required to submit accident & injury data and production data to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA). They can submit forms 7000-1 and 7000-2 via web, email, fax, or hardcopy. Currently, over 10,000 hard copy submissions are received by the Office of Injury and Employment (part of DOL/MSHA/PEIR/ITC/SuppServices Division) EACH AND EVERY MONTH. This results in thousands of man hours... more »

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