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Energy Efficiency, Energy Source. Tell us your ideas about how we can use our energy in a more efficient way and make better use of energy resources in our region.

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Charging

Unplug your phone or computer when it's done charging. You can re-charge it later when it dies again. It doesnt need to have a full battery at all times.

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Power plant rejected Arkansas is in trouble

..China is the dominant player. The country is on track to add 562 new coal-fired plants - India will add 213 new coal-fired power plants; The Arkansas Court of Appeals today overturned Public Service Commission approval of a construction permit for SWEPCO's proposed power plant in southwest Arkansas. Inadequate assessment. It ordered a new PSC hearing on environmental and other issues. Glen Hooks of the Sierra Club ...more »

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Kerry and Lieberman bill will help china

"Is a job-killing national energy tax" that would raise the price of electricity and gasoline for American families and businesses.

 

If pasted more jobes will go to China.

low income will not be able to heat there homes.

Buy gas to go to work.

Run the AC.

More bankrupct.

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Increase work force and save energy

I suggest you... Develop solar power rather than electricity, for homes and businesses. Create jobs to make it happen. This would decrease our need for black coal, which is not good for the environment. It would also increase jobs. Require apartment complexes to have gardens, started and maintained by their residents. Anyone who participates gets money off their rent every month. If they donate the food to charity or ...more »

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Add energy audit to home sale inspections

Add an energy audit to the required inspections when you sell a house. Repairs would not be required, but at least the new owners would know how they could improve the efficiency of the building. They did this in Austin and it created a whole new demand for energy auditors (green jobs!).

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