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by lyledeck  Sep 22, 2014

Congratulations on reaching 2.0 Million points and getting your new red bronco!

by drpepperTX  May 13, 2014

"To answer the question, because they haven't been looking very hard. Not too high on their priority list." ===================================================== LOL! kkimes, why don't you pose that rhetoric to Al Armendariz, you know, the EPA SW director that had to resign after it was revealed that he and the EPA were out to CRUCIFY the oil industry.

by SHEP20715  Mar 28, 2014

Thanks for your intelligent comment on climate change today. .YB.Shep

by lyledeck  Feb 17, 2014

Congratulations on reaching 1.75 Million points and getting your new red sedan!

by sarasotasingle  Dec 22, 2013

Hi my newest GB, Thank you in advance for accepting my request, it's an honor to meet you buddy! Hoping you & you're loved ones are well & having a fun weekend! :) Merry Christmas to You and Yours I hope you have some wonderful holidays. God Bless. Remember the reason for the season. !!! AL

by drpepperTX  Sep 08, 2013

"As I have said before, if a bird can't fly through these slow moving blades without getting himself killed, he's too stupid to find food." ===================== Typical of the ignorance as to wind turbines. The blades are rotating any where from 100 to 180 mph at the tips. Major League Baseball players have trouble dodging a 90 mph fastball.

by Jeff4U  Aug 26, 2013

Thanks for the Bday wishes! As far as the cng car exploding comment, I was just playing the devil's advocate. Hopefully they wouldn't explode so easily in a wreck. Have a great week!

by evowner  Aug 26, 2013

Here in Oregon the state has a FIT Program (Feed In Tariff) started 3 years ago. Every quarter there is an allotment of 15 year contracts for electricity the price per kilowatt determined by the legislature. The price per kilowatt on our contract with our local power company, PGE, was about $.40/ kWh giving use a return on the solar investment purchase price of 7-8 years. It's a way for the individual to invest in electrical production in comparison to the electrical company investment to increase renewable production. We have a large house with 80 solar panels on the roof. The Leaf requires maybe 12 panels, depending on miles driven,(9000 miles/year). Don't analyze my figures too much I'm mainly generalizing from memory. Thanks for asking.

by gamechanger2011  Jul 30, 2013

You should join us in the All Things Ethanol topic

by gamechanger2011  Jul 30, 2013

Your post is spot on kkimes!

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