Statements about Energy
"Did U know? Block Island Wind Farm would mean 40% est. drop in BI electric rates."
"We have more people working in clean and green energy than in oil and gas in this country."
"There are more oil rigs in operation in the United States than the rest of the world combined."
"Under the Obama administration, we are drilling and producing more domestic energy supplies than we ever had before."
"When Congressman Langevin took office, gas was around $1.70 per gallon, and now it is near $4 per gallon."
"We came out against Deepwater and everybody is now paying for [the project] in their electric bills."
Gas prices have gone up 99 percent since Obama became president, "the highest gas price increase since Carter."
President Obama's refusal to grant permits for offshore drilling is one reason gasoline prices are soaring.
"More than 27,000 Rhode Island jobs depend on trade with Canada."
Rep. David Cicilline is responsible for the federal loan guarantee to Solyndra, the failed solar company
"[Renewable energy] projects . . . get us off foreign oil and away, step by step, from these foreign entanglements that we have to get into to defend our oil supply."
In Rhode Island, "only 5 percent of ozone pollution is from local or in-state sources. . . Ninety-five percent comes from outside of our borders, particularly the Midwest."
"It’s just crazy that the government will ... make it illegal to use the old [incandescent] bulbs."
Woonsocket needs a garbage-burning power plant because "residents are paying through the nose for electricity that’s fueled by foreign oil, at prices that are skyrocketing."
"New England already has access to ample supplies of natural gas."
If the Stamp Farm wind turbine is built, the "health risk of 'flicker' impact created by shadows of blades of turbines poses real and significant health risks, particularly seizures."
The cap-and-trade bill before Congress "prevents you from selling your home without the permission of the EPA administrator."
Tells David Cicilline, "94 percent of the carbon emissions which you so want to get rid of are caused by nature."
"Deepwater's own testimony . . . is they said they'll create six jobs."
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