The Clean Coal Sham [video]

Wed, 2009-02-04 14:31Emily Murgatroyd
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The Clean Coal Sham [video]

A great 30 second spot highlighting just how ridiculous it is to claim that coal is somehow clean:

Produced by the fine folks at ThinkProgress.

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The phrase “clean coal” has about as much merit as saying “sanitary sewage,” but that hasn’t stopped the industry and pro-coal talking heads from repeating that phrase ad nauseum to the American public.

The Orwellian industry buzzphrase was so successful that the Obama administration, as part of the 2009 stimulus package, pledged more than $1 billion to create the largest carbon-capturing system known as FutureGen 2.0. The...

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