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Friday, March 13, 2009

Clean Coal Dusts Obama NASA Candidate?

Steve Isakowitz, the frontrunner for the NASA Administrator's job, has been taken down by a group of his opponents on Capitol Hill because of an alleged $500 million "mathematical error" in the US Department of Energy's calculations used to cancel the world’s first near-zero emissions $1.8 Billion coal-fueled power plant in Illinois known as FutureGen, reports The Orlando Sentinel.

Florida’s Democratic senior Senator Bill Nelson was reportedly a key player in the so-called 'take down' of what many saw as Obama's favored NASA Administrator candidate. Nelson reportedly favors former astronaut Charlie Bolden.

2 comments:

MAtt said...

I made a post related to that mathematical error. FutureGen was actually a clean-coal demonstration plant.

Check out the report by Congress to see how badly the Dept. of Energy messed up.

http://madrad2002.wordpress.com/2009/03/13/clean-coal-was-never-being-developed-by-bush-admin/

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