Friday, August 24, 2012

Obama spars with Romney energy in the swing state sites

Friday, August 24, 2012
Romney appeared on a coal Beallsville, Ohio, where he promised, at the end to reach a second term and criticized Obama for regulations, which he said stifling coal production were energy independence for America.
The two candidates made their cases in swing States in the election campaign plays out against the backdrop of sluggish US economic growth and an unemployment rate of 8.3 percent. Since Obama of the first full month the unemployment rate over 8 percent has been firmly in the Office.

Their running mates were also with Ryan speak in Colorado and fund-raising in Nevada during Vice President Joe Biden in Virginia was appealing in battleground States to vote.

Wind jobs

Obama in his speech cited the 75,000 jobs in the United States bound to the wind energy industry and its support for the extension of a wind energy production tax credit with Romney of the opposition faced.

If Romney "knew what you have done, would he know that 20% of Iowa's electricity from wind, now supply our homes and factories and our companies," Obama said.

Romney of spokesman Ryan Williams said that the Republican nominee supports wind energy. Instead of Obama approach Romney would promote "free enterprise and free-market competition and reward support technological innovation rules, the legal obstacles," Williams said in an E-mail.
Obama cracked a joke at the expense of Romney after determining that his rival said in a March 5 speech, "you can drive a car with a windmill on it not."

"Now I don't know whether he actually tried the," the President said. You have transported an indirect reference to Romney, which once strapped the dog of the families in a support on the roof of a car, he added: "I know, has he had other things on his car."

Iowa power

Iowa, the Obama won in 2008 and where polls show that this year's race is to win the second highest performance in the United States and the industry has directly and indirectly supports 4,000 to 5,000 jobs are, according to the American Wind Energy Association wind.

Possible end of which is tax credit at the end of the year already affect the industry. Vestas Wind systems a/S, the world's largest supplier of turbines and sound, plans to cut 1,600 jobs at its plants in Colorado this year, because the tax credit expires December 31, unless Congress to extend.

Broadwind Energy Inc., a manufacturer of steel towers for wind turbines located in Naperville, Illinois, operations, to shift from the wind industry is restructuring, CEO Peter DuPrey said.
"The harassment of the wind industry on economic incentives to grow and prosper no good thing, especially in times of a dysfunctional political leadership," Duprey said at a second quarter conference call last week.

Coal country

Romney is on the last day of his four day bus tour of electoral Battleground States travel through Ohio's coal country. The former Governor of Massachusetts claimed that the Obama has loaded the mining administration and it led directly to the job cuts in Ohio.

Before dozens of hard hat, miners wear and next to a bucket, loaded with coal in Beallsville, Ohio, Romney Obama said policies have caused increases in energy prices and made it more difficult for the coal industry to profitable.
He said that a Obama campaign advertising claim that the President industry would create jobs plans coal an attempt, deceive voters was about his real goals.

"How in the world can you go out and people say things that are not true?" Romney, said at the American Energy Corp.'s century mine. "If you don't believe in coal, if you don't believe in energy independence for the United States, then it say."
Ohio, which has gained Obama in 2008, is the 10 largest coal-producing state of United States, accounting for 2.5 percent of the production in the year administration 2010, according to the energy information. The industry has 2.829 employees in underground and surface mines, a drop of six percent from 2009.

Energy independence

Romney, said to make its commitment of energy independence for the United States if he can complete two White House terms, which would free the country from dependence on Venezuela and the Middle East. Canada, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Venezuela were imported the top four sources U.S. crude oil in 2010, according to the EIA.

Ryan against the Romney remarks at a rally in Colorado, a State which is rich in oil shale and natural gas.
"President Obama has done what he can to make to make it more difficult for us, our own energy," he told the cheering crowd in the gym of Lakewood high school.

Ryan long offers the clean energy agenda, critical Obama proposals in Congress for oil and gas drilling, limit environmental federal regulations, and eliminates a clean energy loan program to expand.

Domestic deliveries

By increased oil and natural gas production and conservation of U.S. Department of energy has increased from domestic sources in the last six years to an estimated 81 percent through the first 10 months of 2011, according to data from Bloomberg from the the proportion who met demand the United States.

Biden stirred a war of words between the campaigns with his remarks to a crowd in Danville, Virginia. To laugh and boos said of his audience, Biden Romney would "let the big banks once again write their own rules - unchain Wall Street." "It will set back in chains."

That drew a quick response from the Romney campaign.
"Whether it raises Mitt Romney of being an offender for a woman, been responsible for the tragic death of or now want to put people in chains, there is no question, that because of the President does not record, which he on a desperate campaign has been reduced on the basis of Division and demonization,", said Andrea Saul, a spokeswoman for Romney said in a written statement.

Stephanie cutter, Deputy Campaign Manager for Obama, defended Vice President remarks, to say that Ryan and House Speaker John Boehner, both Republicans, "who have been calling 'matches' the private sector of regulations."

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