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Dear Coal Roller

Do you know how stupid your ‘rolling coal’ movement is?

For the benefit of others, this article explains what ‘rolling coal’ is and how it’s supposedly a protest against EPA regulation and Obama (it’s always Obama, right?). I’m still trying to figure out how exactly this is a protest – If anything, this is a provocation. 

You desire to tell the EPA and Obama that they won’t change you, but your actions will prompt the rest of us (not even the liberals) to ask for changes to protect us from your stupidity. Do you realize that you shouldn’t provoke people? From the article, the following quote:

“I run into a lot of people that really don’t like Obama at all,” the salesperson said. “If he’s into the environment, if he’s into this or that, we’re not. I hear a lot of that. To get a single stack on my truck—that’s my way of giving them the finger. You want clean air and a tiny carbon footprint? Well, screw you.”

Oh, now I get it – It’s not actually a protest – It’s just plain old hate. Give O the finger and spread a little toxic love across the land…

As far as I know, nobody wanted to prevent anyone from using a diesel, in fact some of the most fuel efficient vehicles on the road are diesels (I own one – a VW TDI). In fact, this country relies on them a great deal for transport of goods, farm machinery, public transit, etc. But, along comes this behavior and now you put a big target on your vehicles – It’s idiotic and it will backfire on you (no pun intended).

When you purposely spew toxic exhaust from the vehicle “to protest”, you are actually trying to inflict harm on others.  You are creating a health issue and endangering people.  Your “protest” is misguided and you will bring upon yourself your own restrictions because you lack self control and appear to be too stupid to even know how misguided this practice is.  But, hey, it’s easier to just give a finger than it is to think about the consequences of your choices.

Regards,
Clean diesel owner

AN UPDATE:

TPM reached out to Liz Purchia, the press secretary for the EPA, about the changes. Purchia told TPM “the short answer is this is illegal.”

Source: TPM

Frackquakes

Congratulations Oklahoma!
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This is NOT normal and is NOT good. Fracking is causing seismic activity in places where it’s never occurred before and at rates never seen. There can be no denying that this activity is causing damage and no denying that aquifers are at risk. The pursuit of natural gas is directly creating earthquakes – And yet the industry claims, “safe”.

We need to fight for fracking bans and bans on disposing fracking waste (they dispose the waste fluids in injection wells that are causing these quakes). It’s only a matter of time before a frackquake is serious and our aquifers are being destroyed now.

Fracking

I hate fracking – Hydraulic Fracturing – the method used to extract natural gas from shale deposits. I found this excellent article and suggest you have a read.
The following photo is from that article and shows the extent this technology is being used in Wyoming to extract gas, but also destroy the environment, consume massive quantities of water and pollute groundwater resources.

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We need to stop fracking before we run out of water and stop the obsession we have with fossil fuels. Read this excellent article for more information.