Mydesign, many people would agree with you. However, those making profits in the oil & gas industry are fighting back and trying to overturn state-level Renewable Portfolio Standards, and in some cases, have succeeded: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/heather-taylormiesle/the-bullies-are-bringing_b_2791970.html
"This spring, the state's wind power is setting energy generation records and solar energy generation is expected to rise sharply during the second half of 2013. Arizona has also set records in energy generated from solar power. If past trends are any indication, this may be a hint of the future in other parts of the US."
Ann, that's good news and there is no doubt that natural resources are going to be the only source in future for power generation.
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