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U.S. digs into old files to tap into enormous geothermal energy potential

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Universities and federal agencies in the U.S. are collaborating on a project to gather old data on over 1.25 million oil, gas, water and thermal wells. (U.S.

Russell Roberts‘s insight:

It appears geothermal energy will be a major energy player on the U. S. mainland.  In a related Hawaii story, "Hawaii Tribune-Herald" reporter Tom Callis says " efforts to restore Hawaii County’s permitting authority over geothermal projects have failed to gain enough support in the state Legislature.’  Hawaii County Planning Director Bobby Jean Leithead-Todd says "I think it’s a dead issue this session."  So much for local control of energy resources.  Aloha, Russ

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