Build absolutely nothing anywhere near anything!
So you want to power your new “green” electric car and hop on that new “green” electric train that will run from here to Southern California? You want to recharge your cell phone, your iPhone, your BlackBerry, your GPS? You want to relax in your massaging recliner in front of your wall-to-wall plasma TV in your air-conditioned living room?
Better get out the stationary bicycle and connect a belt-drive to a generator, because the juice coming down the power line may not be there, and, if it is, it will cost a pretty penny.
As it was revealed in today’s Review-Journal, the black coal-fired plant proposed for Ely slammed into a green wall. The envirofanatics would not tolerate a speck of carbon floating in the breeze over Utah on its way to Canada. And the green solar power plant proposed near Nellis AFB slammed into a wall of Air Force blue. Somehow it might interfere with supersecret military operations. Can’t tell you why, take our word for it. Kinda like global warming.
And who wants giant wind turbines whooshing and whooshing in their backyards? Ask some of the folks down in Searchlight.
Well, there’s always geothermal, right? Nope, earthquakes.
Somewhere along the way, something’s gotta give or we’ll have to go cold turkey on all those neat devices of which we’ve grown so fond.