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Scott McClure on Energy & Oil


Relying on oil is an invitation to disaster

The US needs an energy policy balancing continued expansion of the economy without increasing the nation's reliance on foreign energy sources. A policy that relies almost exclusively on the exploitatin of oil and natural gas until they are totally depleted is not a policy but an invitation to disaster for the quality of life for this country. The country must aggressively pursue development of alternative energy sources, including solar, wind, fuel cell, coal, nuclear, and hydrogen fuels.
Source: Campaign website, "On The Issues" Aug 13, 2004

Economic incentives for energy conservation

America needs an energy policy balancing continued economic expansion without increasing the nation's reliance on foreign energy sources. McClure proposes a new policy embracing conservation, while aggressively pursuing alternative energy sources: "The government should embrace opportunities for reduction of energy use. Economic incentives are needed to recognize direct economic benefits of reducing demand, but also the benefits of reduced pollution levels and diminished reliance on foreign oil.
Source: Energy Press Release Jul 4, 2004

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