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Green Quote of the Week: Kathleen Sebelius

Kansas Governor Katherine Sebelius said this when she vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed the construction of two new coal fired power plants:

Of all the duties and responsibilities entrusted to me as governor, none is greater than my obligation to protect the health and well-being of the people of Kansas.

The coal plants would, according to Sunflower (the owners) emit 11 million tons of carbon dioxide a year. Stephanie Cole, a Sierra Club spokeswoman, said that this…

…sends a message that Kansas is willing to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem.

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kathleen-sebelius.jpgKansas Governor Katherine Sebelius said this when she vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed the construction of two new coal fired power plants:

Of all the duties and responsibilities entrusted to me as governor, none is greater than my obligation to protect the health and well-being of the people of Kansas.

The coal plants would, according to Sunflower (the owners) emit 11 million tons of carbon dioxide a year. Stephanie Cole, a Sierra Club spokeswoman, said that this…

…sends a message that Kansas is willing to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem.

(more…)

View the full article

If she truly wanted to be part of ther solution she could have okayed construction with the proviso that they run the flue gases through columns of water with algae--each column would remove up to 45% of the CO2 and 85% of the NO (a worse greenhouse gas). The algae could then be used as fertilizer or animal feed.

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If she truly wanted to be part of ther solution she could have okayed construction with the proviso that they run the flue gases through columns of water with algae--each column would remove up to 45% of the CO2 and 85% of the NO (a worse greenhouse gas). The algae could then be used as fertilizer or animal feed.

Coal plants will never be a part of the solution..

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Coal plants will never be a part of the solution..

sends a message that Kansas is willing to be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem

If she wanted to be part of the solution, she should have come up with one!

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