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Paula Jean Swearengin on Energy & Oil

 

 


Federal investment in the renewable energy sector

Q: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?

A: We need federal investment in the renewable energy sector. In 2017, renewable energy jobs grew 12 times faster than the rest the our economy. These products must be built in place and maintained by workers who live right here. These jobs can't be outsourced or moved out of state. West Virginia is the perfect place to start. With the coal industry in decline due to mechanization, mountaintop removal requiring many fewer miners, and the competition of cheaper extraction in the natural gas industry, there is a workforce here ready and able to take on the challenge.

Source: Ballotpedia statement for 2020 West Virginia Senate race , Apr 10, 2018

Need to invest in renewable energy now

The cheap renewable energy economy is coming. If we choose to build it now instead of decades from now, we'll create millions of jobs and free up trillions of dollars from energy costs for other projects. This will be a huge boon for American workers and this cheap renewable energy will give American businesses a competitive edge. We have a choice: fall behind the rest of the world or build America's cheap, renewable energy economy right now.
Source: 2018 West Virginia Senate campaign website PaulaJean2018.com , Jul 17, 2017

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