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America needs energy that is secure, reliable, improves public health, protects the environment, addresses climate change, creates jobs, and provides technological leadership. America needs renewable energy.
If renewable energy is to be developed to its full potential, America will need coordinated, sustained federal and state policies that expand renewable energy markets; promote and deploy new technology; and provide appropriate opportunities to encourage renewable energy use in all critical energy market sectors: InPresident Barack Obama in the inaugural address called for the expanded use of renewable energy to meet the twin challenges of energy security and climate change.
Those were the first references ever to the nation's energy use, to renewable resources, and to climate change in an inauguration speech of a United States president. President Obama looked to the near future, saying that as a nation, the United States will "harness the sun and the winds and the soil to fuel our cars and run our factories.
It is time for America to lead again". The transition from carbon-intensive energy sources like wood, coal, and oil to natural gas and renewables, is well underway.
For much of the developed world, and for developing nations, the "future looks increasingly like it will be built off of a mix of energy efficiency, renewables, the electrification of transport, and lower carbon fuels like natural gas".
Several mining tragedies globally have underscored the human toll of the coal supply chain. New EPA initiatives targeting air toxics, coal ash, and effluent releases highlight the environmental impacts of coal and the cost of addressing them with control technologies.
The use of fracking in natural gas exploration is coming under scrutiny, with evidence of groundwater contamination and greenhouse gas emissions. Concerns are increasing about the vast amounts of water used at coal-fired and nuclear power plants, particularly in regions of the country facing water shortages.
Events at the Fukushima nuclear plant have renewed doubts about the ability to operate large numbers of nuclear plants safely over the long term.Our business plan On 2 December , we submitted our business plan, covering the –20 period (AMP6), to Ofwat.
In building our plan we have taken account of the views of over 27, customers and other stakeholders to . United Utilities to pay out almost £m in dividends to investors Published: 22 Jul UK water firm asks for more water from Lake District to fight drought.
The City of Williamsburg's Comprehensive -- or Comp -- Plan is the City’s adopted policy guide for land use, and deals with issues such as community character, population growth, economic development, housing, environment, infrastructure and transportation. This is the City’s seventh Comprehensive Plan, the first adopted in Section of Burnt Store Road To Be Closed Temporarily for Utilities Extension Project.
Read More. The present draft UNICEF Strategic Plan, , and the annex to the Strategic Plan (E/ICEF//21/Add.1) are presented to the Executive Board for action. Utilities, Site work, and Landscaping $25, Placeholder only Land Survey $2, Soil tests $2, Business Plan for Platte County Assisted Living Facility Page 6 Based on these costs, the county will need to borrow just over $2 million (55% of total.