December 19, 2001
Your Dec. 16 editorial, "Reality Test for Energy Plan," was on target, particularly in regard to the "flimflam" promise of opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. However, in order to overcome Republican opposition and enact the needed measures on intensified conservation and alternative energy resources, it might be worth supporting the opening of ANWR as part of a legislative package. It would only be appropriate to name it in honor of the man most responsible--the Ralph Nader National Oil Reserve.
July 10, 2010 |
For four long years, Reni Sualeha has lived in the shadow of a monster, a menacing chemical flow of fetid gray mud that belches unchecked from the bowels of the earth near her home. Known as the Lusi mud volcano, its spread is so relentless — burping noxious gas, swallowing communities, killing 14 people and forcing the evacuations of 60,000 — that some say it could star in its own sci-fi thriller. Those in the United States who are wondering just how long the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico could possibly keep gushing should listen to Sualeha's cautionary tale.
June 14, 2008
Re "Oil inflames U.S.-Saudi ties," June 8 Contrary to popular belief, Saudi Arabia and OPEC are not responsible for America's energy crisis. The vast increase in oil demand from China and India notwithstanding, far-left environmentalists, judicial activists and Democrat-dominated government are the obstructionists. Indeed, if it were not for the self-righteous delusionists and nature's la-la-landers preventing the development of domestic energy resources from protected areas (which few can even visit)
January 10, 1996 |
Conoco, Canadian Firms Offer Natural Gas Plan to Mexico: The groundbreaking proposal was made by Conoco Inc. and Calgary-based companies Nova Corp. and Noranda Inc.'s Canadian Hunter Exploration Ltd. to develop a natural gas field in northern Mexico. But the proposal, given to state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos several months ago, is still in "preliminary" stages of discussion and awaiting action by Mexico, Conoco spokeswoman Sondra Fowler said. The proposal calls for Conoco, a unit of DuPont Co.
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October 23, 2001 |
Hans Landsberg, 88, economist who pioneered the collection of data on energy resources and costs, died Sunday in Washington, D.C., of complications of Parkinson's disease. A native of East Prussia who grew up in Berlin, Landsberg fled the Nazis in 1933 and earned a degree at the London School of Economics. After receiving a master's degree at Columbia University in New York, he served as an intelligence officer in Italy with the U.S. Office of Strategic Services.
November 2, 2012 |
As a Wisconsin crowd chanted "Four more days," former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney offered the "closing argument" of his presidential campaign Friday, framing the choice in Tuesday's election as a vote for "more of the same" or "real change. " President Obama offered his own closer to audiences in Ohio, telling them the election offered a choice between "you're on your own" economics advocated by Romney and a continuation of Democratic policies that brought prosperity during the administration of President Clinton.