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  •  Because (0+ / 0-)
    Put the coal miners to work building and maintaining wind turbines on those mountains instead of tearing them down.
    Because coal miners are going to know how to do that?
    •  I'm sure miners could be trained. (0+ / 0-)

      Building a wind turbine is just a construction job.

      Republican Health Care Plan: marry a Canadian.

      by shoeless on Tue Jun 03, 2014 at 07:53:16 AM PDT

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      •  Yes they can (0+ / 0-)

        but they won't be, because that takes too long and costs too much and there's already a backlog of qualified people who don't need that much training.

        Companies aren't going to train unskilled miners, they're going to hire already-skilled workers.

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