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Eddie Pirkowski on Energy & Oil

 

 


Explore oil shale, solar, wind, safe nuclear, cheap hydrogen

Q: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?

A: No.

Q: Do you support government funding for the development of renewable energy (e.g. solar, wind, thermal)?

A: Yes:

  1. Upgrade the nations electric grid and electric storage capacity with reliability.
  2. Cheap Solar, Hydrogen, Natural gas, Nuclear and Algae Fuels for Military, Federal and State Governments, to create lifetime jobs for all
  3. Incentives for high mileage natural gas and hydrogen transportation, buses, trucks and cars, drill more oil domestically to create jobs and increase oil supply.
  4. More domestic exploration, solar, wind, safe nuclear, cheap hydrogen, natural gas, oil shale, and energy research. )Look for oil and alternative resources in US rather than tap into emergency reserves.
Source: VoteSmart Hawaii 2018 Political Courage Test , Jul 4, 2018

Sustainable green development; reduce our carbon footprint

Q: What should the United States do to control carbon emissions and slow climate change?

A: Make reponsible decisions on sustainable green development, assembly, manufacturing, reducing emissions and impacting the environment. Regreen all of Hawaii and reduce our carbon footprint.

Source: Honolulu Civil Beat on 2018 Hawaii Senate race , Jul 1, 2018

No subsidies for wind and solar

Question topic: Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

Pirkowski: Strongly Disagree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Hawaii Senate race , Jul 2, 2014

Desalination plants and ocean floor flow conversion energy

ENERGY: New Flow Conversion Technologies for CLEAN LIMITLESS ENERGY on ocean floor between islands and NEW DESALINATION PLANTS for CLEAN WATER for ALL ISLANDS
Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues on 2012 Senate race , Jun 12, 2012

Address global warming with cap-and-trade at state level

Q: What is your position on man-made global-warming? Do you acknowledge global Warming's existence, and is it man-made?

A: YES, CYCLICAL WARMING ALSO, AND STRONGLY SUPPORT ITS EXISTENCE, OCEAN LEVELS RISING, WARMER CLIMATE MORE STORMS AND STRONGER HURRICANES AND TORNADOS , NATIONAL RESEARCH AND STATE LEVEL FIXES FOCUS ON GREEN TECHNOLOGIES. ON ENERGY, CUT FOSSIL FUELS WITH NATURAL GAS AND HYDROGEN; FOLLOW CONSTITUTION.

Q: Do you believe that global warming is happening at all, and how much is dependent on the activities of man?

A: YES, MODELS BETTER BUT VERY COMPLEX; MANY FACTORS.

Q: Do you support cap-and-trade programs at any level?

A: USE SUCCESSFUL STATES MODELS, STRONGLY SUPPORT, KEEP AT THE STATE LEVEL; FOLLOW CONSTITUTION

Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues on 2012 Senate race , Jun 12, 2012

Nuclear plants and oil drilling ok, but at state level

Q: Do you support or oppose establishing new nuclear power plants in the US?

A: YES; STRONGLY SUPPORT; NRC AND STATE LEVEL; FOLLOW CONSTITUTION WITH ABSOLUTE SAFETY MEASURES.

Q: Do you support or oppose an expansion or reduction of offshore drilling?

A: YES, STRONGLY SUPPORT; STATE LEVEL; FOLLOW CONSTITUTION.

Q: What about deep water drilling?

A: YES, STRONGLY SUPPORT WITH STRONGER SAFEGUARDS AND OIL COMPANY RESPONSIBILITY; STATE LEVEL; FOLLOW CONSTITUTION.

Q: Do you support or oppose allowing drilling for oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)?

A: STRONGLY SUPPORT ONLY WITH REQUIRED ABSOLUTE SAFEGUARDS, KEEP AT STATE LEVEL; FOLLOW CONSTITUTION WITH CURRENT DUAL ALASKA PIPELINE PLANS.

Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues on 2012 Senate race , Jun 12, 2012

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