Statements about Energy
There are about 120,000 solar energy jobs in the United States, but only 1,700 of them are in Georgia.
Under President Barack Obama’s watch, "oil production on federal lands has decreased 14 percent over the past year."
The Keystone oil pipeline "would employ 20,000 people in the United States."
"You can’t put a gun rack in a [Chevrolet] Volt."
"The average homeowner spends more than $2,000 each year on energy costs – more than on either real estate taxes or homeowners insurance."
The Department of Energy’s "Billion Ton Study" has shown that wind and solar energy combined "could at best provide only 5 percent of our total energy needs."
Says the United States is "the Saudi Arabia of coal."
"I can put 10,000 people to work. Electricians, plumbers, sheet metal workers -- by retrofitting all of the state buildings for energy independence or efficiency."
Georgia's U.S. senators voted for legislation that would "gut clean air protections and increase oil dependence."
Georgia is "the Saudi Arabia of pine trees."
"In fact, oil spills from tankers are far more common than the very rare leaks from rigs or pipelines."
"The last major oil spill from a drilling accident in America happened over 40 years ago in 1969."
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