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Tammy Duckworth on Energy & Oil

 

 


Support light rail and low-carbon modes of transportation

The rising cost of gas is a major area of concern for families across the 8th district, many of whom have long commutes. We need to advance vehicle fuel technologies and build more efficient homes, buildings, and factories. Ultimately, the solution is to secure American energy by investing in safe and responsible domestic oil while moving towards a clean energy future. I will support light rail and other low-carbon alternative modes of transportation. We cannot have our future determined by the price of foreign oil and instead need to invest in expanding and modernizing our clean energy alternatives.

I strongly support clean energy innovations that begin with conservation, energy independence, and the ingenuity of American business before we irreparably harm the environment for our children and grandchildren.

Source: 2012 House campaign website, tammyduckworth.com, "Issues" , Nov 6, 2012

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