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John Kingston on Environment

 

 


Oppose subsidies of uneconomic green technologies

I recognize that our world is faced with fundamental challenges related to our impact on our natural environment. It is prudent that we study and implement ways to reduce our impact on the environment. I favor green technologies that are economically viable as a key part of future economic growth, and believe conservation of our natural resources is our duty to our children, grandchildren, and future descendants. I do not support subsidies of uneconomic technologies that lead to waste of taxpayers' dollars. I would encourage careful development and deployment of our oil and gas resources, and I would encourage expanded research into next-generation nuclear power resources, as we need to be ready to deal with our energy needs without relying on potentially hostile foreign sources.
Source: 2018 Massachusetts Senate campaign website JohnKingston.com , Feb 3, 2018

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