ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/UKRAINE: [Kyle Forgeard: “What do you see happening next then [in Ukraine]? ‘Cause it seems like the tensions are high. How does this all end? Is this going to be like a long-term thing? How do you see it unfolding?”] “Well, and I said this a long time ago, if this happens, we are playing […]

Read More… from 3/9/2022


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY: “Former President Donald Trump is reviving an old feud: one with wind power, which he frequently criticized during his tenure in the White House… ‘Stop with all of the windmills all over the place that are ruining the atmosphere. They’re killing the birds,’ Trump said, adding: ‘You look at what’s happening to these […]

Read More… from 1/21/2022


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/BIDEN ADMIN: “Slamming the Biden administration’s energy policy during the Wednesday night call-in with Fox, Mr Trump claimed: ‘We’re not going to be energy independent two months from now. They’re making windmills all over the place to ruin our land and kill our birds. To kill everything.’ ‘And they’re very intermittent, as you learned from […]

Read More… from 6/17/2021


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/BIDEN ADMIN/CHINA: “Congratulations to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts for the privilege they will have in looking at massive windmills that have been approved by the Biden Administration and are being built, in China of course, as part of an extraordinarily large wind farm. Wind is an incredibly expensive form of energy that kills birds, […]

Read More… from 5/11/2021


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/DEBATES/ENERGY: “We are energy independent for the first time… I know more about wind than you do. It’s extremely expensive, kills all the birds, it’s very intermittent. It’s got a lot of problems and they happen to make the windmills in both Germany and China. And the fumes coming up– If you’re a believer […]

Read More… from 10/22/2020


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/OIL: “Under my administration, we proudly achieved energy independence… This, by the way, our opponents, they don’t want petroleum products. Okay? They want wind. Let’s open up wind. Let’s have some wind and every once in a while, the wind will blow and you’ll produce a couple of things and then you can close […]

Read More… from 9/22/2020


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/DEMS: “And you know, I know everything about energy. I know so much about energy. Our new forms of alternative energy just aren’t powerful enough to power these massive plants and all of the things that are creating all of these jobs and all of this wealth for your state and for the country. […]

Read More… from 8/20/2020


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. ethanol producers, increasingly exasperated by President Donald Trump’s policies that they say have hurt sales of biofuels, are focusing on expanding sales in Mexico to help make up the difference. The U.S. Grains Council, the American Coalition for Ethanol and the Mexican Association of Service Station Equipment Suppliers have been […]

Read More… from 11/7/2019


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Today, here in Iowa, we honor America’s cherished farming heritage. We salute your commitment to American Energy Independence — and we celebrate the bright future we are forging together powered by clean, affordable AMERICAN ETHANOL! https://t.co/WhuPwrETYk“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 11, 2019 4:45 pm […]

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ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT/GREEN NEW DEAL: “Because under the Green New Deal, they don’t like clean, beautiful natural gas. They don’t like anything. They don’t know what they like. They sort of like wind, even though it kills all the birds. You want to see a bird cemetery? Go under a windmill sometime. You’ll see the saddest […]

Read More… from 5/14/2019


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “It’s no secret that President Trump really, really dislikes wind power. He’s been vocal on the subject for years, ever since a battle with Scottish officials over a plan to build what he called a ‘really ugly wind farm’ within sight of his golf resort in Aberdeen. More recently, in rallies […]

Read More… from 4/4/2019


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/ENVIRONMENT/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Count Chuck Grassley as among those displeased by President Donald Trump’s attacks on wind energy. The longtime Iowa GOP senator told Iowa reporters on Wednesday [4-3-19] afternoon that Trump’s comments implying turbines cause cancer was ‘idiotic.’ Then he explained to Capitol Hill reporters that the president needs to stop railing […]

Read More… from 4/3/2019


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/OIL: “The United States is now the number one producer of oil and natural gas anywhere in the world. And that all happened over the last two years. Big difference. Hillary wanted to put up wind. Wind. If you — if you have a windmill anywhere near your house, congratulations your house just went […]

Read More… from 4/2/2019


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY/HILLARY CLINTON: “You know, Hillary wanted to put windmills all over the place. Let’s put up some windmills. ‘When the wind doesn’t blow, just turn off the television, darling, please.’ ‘No wind out today. There’s no wind. Please turn off the television, quickly.’ Put the windmills up and watch the value of your house […]

Read More… from 3/20/2019


AUTO INDUSTRY/ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/ENVIRONMENT/OBAMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The electric vehicle revolution, after years of hype that outpaced reality, finally seems to be taking off in the United States. The best five months for plug-in sales in American history have been the past five months. Tesla’s Model 3 has been one of America’s top five selling passenger cars […]

Read More… from 12/13/2018


AGRICULTURE/ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/EPA/RALLY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump’s hyping of a plan to boost ethanol demand drew cheers at an Iowa rally on Tuesday [10-9-18], but the oil refining industry has promised a lawsuit to block the move, so victory for Midwest farmers is far from certain. Trump on Tuesday indicated that the U.S. Environmental Protection […]

Read More… from 10/12/2018


AGRICULTURE/ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/EPA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration is moving to allow year-round sales of gasoline with higher blends of ethanol, a boon for Iowa and other farm states that have pushed for greater sales of the corn-based fuel. President Donald Trump announced he is lifting a federal ban on summer sales of high-ethanol blends during […]

Read More… from 10/9/2018


AGRICULTURE/ENERGY ALTERNATIVE]/OIL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump launched an effort on Tuesday [10-9-18] to increase ethanol use in the nation’s gasoline pool, delivering a long-sought political victory to the nation’s Farm Belt and angering oil refiners ahead of November’s Congressional elections. Trump announced the lifting of a ban on summer sales of gasoline blended […]

Read More… from 10/9/2018


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/EPA/RALLY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The president is hitting the campaign trail in Iowa today — a few hours after he gives the state’s ethanol industry a big policy win in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to direct EPA to clear the way for gas stations to offer 15 percent ethanol blends year-round, something he has […]

Read More… from 10/9/2018


AGRICULTURE/ELECTION/ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/EPA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump will seek to lift a federal ban on summer sales of higher-ethanol blends of gasoline on Tuesday [10-9-18], a senior White House official said, delivering on a move long-sought by anxious Midwest farmers ahead of November’s elections. The move will be coupled with restrictions on biofuel credit […]

Read More… from 10/8/2018


AGRICULTURE/ELECTION/ENERGY[ALTERNATIVE]/EPA/GOP/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to expand sales of corn ethanol on Tuesday [10-9-18], delivering a gift to farm state Republicans a month before the midterm elections. The move ends months of bitter behind-the-scenes fighting between corn backers and the oil industry over Trump’s calls to increase ethanol sales, […]

Read More… from 10/8/2018


ELECTION/ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/EPA/GOP/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce the lifting of a federal ban on summer sales of higher-ethanol blends of gasoline on Tuesday [10-9-18] in Washington DC ahead of a trip to Iowa the same day, according to two sources familiar with the planning of the event. The move, expected […]

Read More… from 10/07/2018


ELECTION/ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/OIL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The largest U.S. oil trade association urged President Donald Trump on Friday [9-28-18] to halt any plans to lift a ban on summer sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline and impose tighter trading restrictions on biofuel credits, saying such a move would be unfair to consumers. The opposition by the […]

Read More… from 9/28/2018


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/EPA/OBAMA/REGULATIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration is reviewing a major Obama-era clean air regulation on the emission of mercury — a pollutant linked with damage to the brain, to the nervous system and to fetal development — with the intent of proposing a replacement rule, a spokeswoman for the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday […]

Read More… from 8/29/2018


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration is expected on Monday [6-4-18] to announce changes in biofuels policies, including a plan to count ethanol exports toward federal biofuels usage quotas and allowing year-round sale of fuels with a higher blend of ethanol, two sources briefed on the matter said. Reuters reported on May 11 that […]

Read More… from 6/4/2018


ENERGY[ALTERNATIVE/EU/GERMANY/RUSSIA/TARIFFS/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump is pressing Germany to pull the brakes on a major gas deal with Russia as the price for avoiding a trans-Atlantic trade war, according to German, U.S. and European officials. The officials said Mr. Trump told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in April that Germany should drop support for […]

Read More… from 5/17/2018


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/EPA/GOP/SCOTT PRUITT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Republican Senator Chuck Grassley on Tuesday [5-15-18] said Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt must scale back the use of biofuels waivers for small refineries, or else he will join other lawmakers calling for Pruitt’s resignation. The demand ramps up pressure on the embattled EPA administrator, who is already under pressure […]

Read More… from 5/15/2018


ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/OIL/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration will scale back the use of biofuels waivers for small refineries and count ethanol exports toward federal biofuels usage quotas as part of a broad overhaul of the nation’s renewable fuel policy, a source briefed on the plans said on Friday [5-11-18]. The changes are aimed at easing […]

Read More… from 5/11/2018


CONGRESS/ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/PENNSYLVANIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump is seriously considering abandoning efforts to remake the nation’s biofuel laws after wading deep into an issue that divides some of his core constituencies, according to three sources familiar with the administration’s thinking. Advisers have urged Trump to instead let Congress tackle the biofuel reforms, but use the […]

Read More… from 2/29/2018


ENERGY [ALT]/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. President Donald Trump urged representatives from the rival oil and corn industries on Thursday [3-1-18] to break a deadlock in talks over the future of the nation’s biofuels policy by accepting a deal involving reforms sought by both sides. Trump has arranged a series of talks between Big Corn and […]

Read More… from 2/28/2018


BUDGET/ENERGY/ENERGY [ALT]/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The White House will ask Congress next month for a 72 percent cut to research programs on clean energy and energy efficiency in fiscal 2019, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday [1-31-18], citing draft budget documents. The Trump administration is pursuing a so-called energy dominance policy that seeks to boost production […]

Read More… from 1/31/2018


ENERGY/ENERGY ALT/NUCLEAR ENERGY: “Federal energy regulators on Monday [1-8-18] rejected a Trump administration proposal aimed at shoring up struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to bolster the nation’s electricity grid, saying the administration hadn’t persuaded them the plan was needed to ensure the system’s reliability. The administration plan, proposed in September, is one of its […]

Read More… from 1/8/2018


CLIMATE CHANGE/ENERGY/ENERGY[ALT]/EPA: “References to climate change and the Environmental Protection Agency’s use of renewable energy have been removed from several of its web pages, according to an analysis by the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative. The group regularly monitors tens of thousands of federal environmental agency web pages to document what has been changed or […]

Read More… from 12/8/2017


ENERGY/ENERGY [ALT]/EPA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas will lead a delegation of lawmakers in a meeting with President Donald Trump on Thursday to argue for changes to the nation’s biofuels policy to protect oil refining jobs. The meeting comes after the Environmental Protection Agency last month announced a slight increase in the […]

Read More… from 12/7/2017


CHINA/ENERGY [ALT]/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “With President Trump vowing to get tougher on trade, troubled American makers of everything from steel tubing and aluminum foil to washing machines have lined up to ask Washington for protection from foreign rivals. But Mr. Trump’s first big international trade fight could be over solar panels. Major manufacturers in […]

Read More… from 12/1/2017


CHINA/ENERGY [ALTERNATIVE]/TRADE DEALS: “Dozens of solar industry executives, government officials and foreign diplomats gathered here on Tuesday [8-15-17] to urge federal trade commissioners to reject a petition from two troubled domestic solar equipment manufacturers to impose steep tariffs and minimum price guarantees on similar imports. At risk, they argued, is the future of the solar […]

Read More… from 8/15/2017


ENERGY/NUCLEAR ENERGY: “In a major blow to the future of nuclear power in the United States, two South Carolina utilities said on Monday [7-31-17] that they would abandon two unfinished nuclear reactors in the state, putting an end to a project that was once expected to showcase advanced nuclear technology but has since been plagued […]

Read More… from 7/31/2017


BORDER/ENERGY ALT/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WALL: “President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave; others pitched a solar wall back when he was a skeptic of tapping power from the sun… TRUMP: ‘We’re thinking about building the wall as […]

Read More… from 6/23/2017


ENERGY: “The people of Ireland are very smart—they just killed an ugly windfarm which would’ve hurt tourism @AlexSalmond http://t.co/IJ00bXc6h0”  – 4/14/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 4/14/2014 […]

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ENERGY/MEDIA/SCOTLAND: ” ‘Offshore wind is a dead duck in Scotland and it’s time Alex Salmond manned up, stopped blaming Westminster and faced reality. No energy policy is sustainable if it is unaffordable.’ Graham Lang/The Northern Times @AlexSalmond @AberdeenCC @pressjournal” [1:42:01 PM]  – 1/9/2014, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Twitlonger.com, 1/9/2014 […]

Read More… from 1/9/2014


ENERGY/SCOTLAND: “Economics behind ugly, bird killing wind turbines do not work–will destroy Scotland’s beautiful coastline. @http://bit.ly/19GZidj @AlexSalmond @aberdeenshire @AberdeenCC” [10:05:57 AM]  – 12/13/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, twitlonger.com, 12/13/2013 […]

Read More… from 12/13/2013


ENERGY: “Off shore windfarms being abandoned in droves throughout world—too expensive to build & operate—don’t work. @AlexSalmond @VattenfallGroup @Aberdeenshire @AberdeenCC” [10:28:08 AM]  – 12/3/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, twitlonger.com, 12/3/2013 […]

Read More… from 12/3/2013


ENERGY: “Wind Power Company Fined $1 Million for Killing Birds. Golden eagles among victims…http://t.co/IaSq4HhpAC @alexsalmond @Aberdeenshire”  – 11/26/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 11/26/2013 […]

Read More… from 11/26/2013


ENERGY/SCOTLAND: “Why is @AlexSalmond pursuing environment destroying windmills when @VattenfallGroup quit because of no recovery for region’s ailing electrical markets?” [10:51:35 AM]  – 7/24/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Twitlonger.com, 7/24/2013 […]

Read More… from 7/24/2013


ENERGY: “Isn’t it ironic that a lot of the wealthy environmentalists use private jets and fight wind farms being placed near their property?”  – 7/8/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 7/8/2013 […]

Read More… from 7/8/2013


ENERGY/SCOTLAND: “If @VattenfallGroup dropped out of the economically unfeasible wind farm development in Aberdeen, who is going to pay the millions of dollars necessary for final approvals? @AlexSalmond” [11:19:00 AM]  – 6/12/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, Twitlonger.com, 6/12/2013 […]

Read More… from 6/12/2013


ENERGY: “Kern County, CA has secured $1.2B for windfarms http://t.co/NFAarkCoxj They also just secured more eagle deaths & low property values.”  – 6/5/2013, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, trumptwitterarchive.com, 6/5/2013 […]

Read More… from 6/5/2013


ENERGY/MEDIA/POLLUTION/SCOTLAND: “The entire village of Blackdog in Scotland protested to the Council last night about the ugly windmills. @AlexSalmond @pressjournal [4:13:18 PM] The Council was shocked by the exuberance of the demonstration in Blackdog. @AlexSalmond @pressjournal [4:14:09 PM] The Council is concerned over the health & safety for the village of Blackdog w/ placement of […]

Read More… from 4/24/2013


BUSINESS/DONALD ON DONALD/ENERGY/SCOTLAND: “The windfarm approval in Scotland is subject to many conditions that can never be met – will be tied up in courts for years! #EOWDC [11:44:54 AM] The radar, defense, shipping and civil aviation problems will stop the ugly windfarm. #EOWDC [11:45:18 AM] …al-Megrahi was the man who blew up Pan Am […]

Read More… from 3/26/2013


BUSINESS/ENERGY/SCOTLAND: “Vattenfall, the company behind a proposed asinine windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland, is having serious financial difficulty. [3:33:27 PM] Vattenfall CEO stated that the company needed to prepare itself for falling electricity demands in coming years– a changing market. [3:34:42 PM] Scotland will be so lucky if this monstrosity is not built—I […]

Read More… from 3/18/2013


ENERGY/SCOTLAND: “How can George Osborne reduce UK debt while spending billions to subsidize Scotland’s garbage wind turbines that are destroying the country? [3:50:55 PM] You’re all wrong—check the facts! UK is massively subsidizing Scotland’s wind turbines & the people don’t want them. [3:51:27 PM]“  – 12/6/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 12/6/2012 […]

Read More… from 12/6/2012


ENERGY/SCOTLAND: “How can George Osborne reduce UK debt while spending billions to subsidize Scotland’s garbage wind turbines that are destroying the country?” [02:50:55 PM]  – 12/6/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 12/6/2012 […]

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ENERGY/SCOTLAND: “Scottish government having huge backlash on wind turbines. @AlexSalmond is becoming very unpopular. [1:40:01 PM] The Countryside Party just formed in Scotland to fight ugly wind turbines & @AlexSalmond. Congrats to Jim Crawford & Countryside Party. [2:09:00 PM]“  – 11/29/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 11/29/2012 […]

Read More… from 11/29/2012


ENERGY: “Windmills are a bigger safety hazard than either coal or oil http://t.co/YfYmnhU9 A 34% higher mortality rate than coal alone. Outrageous!” [3:57:17 PM]  – 11/26/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 11/26/2012 […]

Read More… from 11/26/2012


ENERGY/OBAMA: “Yesterday Barack Obama said he wants ‘wind turbines manufactured here in China’ http://t.co/Fe2gkSlg I don’t think this was a gaffe” [3:40:56 PM]  – 10/25/2012, Donald Trump, Twitter.com, Trumptwitterarchive.com, 10/25/2012 […]

Read More… from 10/25/2012