“Coal is a fuel that is abundant, provides reasonable cost electricity and is a source of domestic energy, that can continue to Power America’s productive capacity. Coal Power has contributed to the building of America’s wealth and our nation. America will continue to need this important source of Energy to power our economy and our life styles for decades to come."

Dick Storm, PE, Storm Technologies, Inc.

Energy Fact Minutes

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Storm Energy Blog

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Storm Technologies Energy Fact Minutes

Low Cost Energy

EPA is Out of Control

Here are 3 Scary Words

Buring Coal Stops Global Warming

Being Greenmailed

Dig Drill Build

Coal is America's Most Reliable Resource

EPA is Killing America's Future

Energy Policy Out of Control

We Need Jobs

Driving Jobs To China

Monday Meeting

Local Socialism


Open For Business

Energy Jobs

Lead Paint

Alcoa Support 1

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Alcoa Support 3

Alcoa Support 4

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Oil Profits



Citizens for Common Sense Policies looks at the issues confronting our energy and environment today. Our mission is to inform the general public in a non-partisan way, presenting an alternative, critical view, to those energy and enviromental policies affecting us all. Below are website links that we have provided so that you can better educate yourself and be aware of the energy and envirnomental impact effecting all of us. We urgue you to write and call your representatives and organizations regarding these issues. Through education Citizens for Common Sense Policies hope to effect change for the betterment of everyone.

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American Coal Council

The American Coal Council strives
to serve as the pre-eminent business voice of the American coal industry.

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Coal Blog

The Coal Blog: essential information
on energy, coal, policy and the environment.

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American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity

The American Coalition for Clean
Coal electricity is a partnership of the industries involved in producing electricity from coal.

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National Mining Association

The National Mining Association
is the only national trade organization that represents the interests of mining before Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, the judiciary and the media.

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Institute for 21st Century Energy

The mission of the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy is to unify policymakers, regulators, business leaders, and the American public behind a common sense energy strategy to help keep America secure, prosperous, and clean.

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American Free Enterprise

Preserving and advancing the
American free enterprise system and help ensure that every American has the opportunity to make an entrepreneurial idea become reality

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1010 WSPC

Stanly County News Talk Radio
Public service information on Energy, Environment, Education and Economic Prosperity.

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The Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation is a
research and educational institution whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies

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American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity

The Heartland Institute is a national
nonprofit research and education organization to discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems.

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Competitive Enterprise Institute

The Competitive Enterprise Institute
is a non-profit public policy organization dedicated to advancing the principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty.

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A leader in the power industry,
Bechtel is building largest new greenfield coal-fired power plant in the United States in the past 20 years. Watch the video here.

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Prairie State Energy Campus

Prairie State Energy Campus is a
1,600 MW supercritical power plant that will provide clean, low-cost electricity to 2.5 million families across nine states.

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National Energy Foundation

National Energy Foundation is an
educational organization dedicated to the development, dissemination, and implementation of supplementary educational materials and programs.

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ASME is a not-for-profit membership,
organization that promotes the art, science and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.

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Storm Energy Blog

The Storm Energy Blog is where all
topics relating to energy production, environmental extremism, economic prosperity and education are discussed.

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