[DMCForum] Re: the EV1... vs Diesel
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[DMCForum] Re: the EV1... vs Diesel

Yeah, I can go for that.

But keep in mind that we already do drill for oil and NG here.  There
are 3 oil derricks within 3 miles of my house (I live in Houston). 
>From what I've read (sorry, I can't find the report right now), the
amount of oil expected to come out of ANWR would only compose about
25% of our domestic petroleum production.  That means it would only be
a 50% increase, domestically speaking.

I'm not against drilling in ANWR, but I do think it's a very small
band-aid on a very big problem.

Jon Heese

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Ryan Wright" <ryanpwright@...> wrote:
> Jon,
> On 9/12/07, jonheese <jonheese@...> wrote:
> >
> >  The answer is not to desperately empty the cupboard, the answer is to
> >  find other sources of energy.
> The answer is both, IMHO. I think we need to be drilling at home
> immediately to reduce our oil imports while we work on a useful
> alternative energy source. There are millions of oil burning cars on
> the road and they aren't going away anytime soon. Even if we stopped
> selling them today, there are still going to be millions on the roads
> in 15 more years. So we need to be able to power them and it would be
> best if we did so of our own accord, instead of importing from
> unstable countries.
> Granted we'll never eliminate our dependence on foreign oil but at
> least we could reduce it. At the same time we need to be pushing as
> hard as we can to get off of oil all together.
> -Ryan

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