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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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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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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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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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Using Less Electricity

We should use less electricity so when we leave a room we should turn off all the lights and if we see a light on in another room and no one is in there we should turn it off also.

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Offer Rate Variations for Day/Night Use

Energy companies should charge a higher rate for energy used during the day than at night. Encourages people to be more mindful of casual energy use and saves money. Better for users and the company

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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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diversify power portfolio

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Create a more diversified power portfolio.

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Local dependencies

More self-dependent local communities

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Using a tax on coal fired power plants to fund clean air efforts.

Implement a tax on coal fired power generation, and use the proceeds to fund clean air programs. Examples of such programs include gasoline refueling vapor recovery systems, urban reforestation efforts, urban garden support, and subsidized energy audit/weatherization programs, among other things.

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Use methane gas from landfills for power

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Capture the methane gas from landfills and use it for power.

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Phase out coal

Phase out coal generating plants

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Decentralization of the grid

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: decentralize the electric grid so that we are more energy independent and do not have to rely on one power source.

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