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1,954-mile ‘energy park’ would pay for border wall, create economic boom...
washingtonexaminer ^ | 38/2020 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 03/09/2019 11:02:07 AM PST by caww

a 1,945-mile “energy park” that would pay for itself, deploy sophisticated security to the sometimes dangerous area and turn a largely deserted area into an economic engine...The plan 'just released' would also build on the cooperative relations between Washington and Mexico City to have both countries build the energy wall.

Luciano Castillo, Purdue University's Kenninger Professor of Renewable Energy and Power Systems.... heads the effort authored by 28 engineers and scientists, several of whom are members of the National Academy of Engineering. The school, led by Purdue President Mitch Daniels, a former White House budget director, is running the project.

Essentially, the plan would string a train of energy panels, wind turbines, national gas pipelines along the border bookended by desalination plants, creating what the experts said would be a highly protected energy industrial park.

And because the facilities need to be protected, it would bring in tight security....Along with that, it would be an "economic driver, both in the construction of the facilities themselves and in the businesses that would be attracted to the region by cheap electricity," said the experts.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


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1 posted on 03/09/2019 11:02:07 AM PST by caww
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This is why we can’t have nice things.


2 posted on 03/09/2019 11:03:26 AM PST by Fido969 (In!)
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I have an idea! We could install turnstiles at the Mexican border, have them hooked by a belt to a generator. The spinning turn styles from the non-stop flow of Mexicans will power us for decades!


3 posted on 03/09/2019 11:06:49 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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To: caww

Probably pie-in-the-sky stuff but interesting nonetheless.


4 posted on 03/09/2019 11:13:29 AM PST by be-baw
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To: caww

Great idea, and use the fencing to conduct the generated electricity.


5 posted on 03/09/2019 11:17:11 AM PST by ryderann
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To: caww

a comedian once proposed an idea, a string of prisons running the entire border on Mexico side, we send all our prisoners there for 2$ a day, border is secured, Mexicans have jobs, we save huge on prison costs, and have to imagine not too many inmates would want to go back,


6 posted on 03/09/2019 11:22:51 AM PST by blitz88
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To: be-baw

Big ideas from big thinkers. This ought to be studied. Only stipulation is California not be allowed to do the study. They are still trying to build a railroad.


7 posted on 03/09/2019 11:28:37 AM PST by Backin1998 (It's fun listening to the Liberals these days)
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To: DesertRhino

keyboard spew alert


8 posted on 03/09/2019 11:29:10 AM PST by SteveH
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To: caww

This is an interesting solution... and it puts ‘greenies’ on the spot ... The only drawback is the Chinese using Mexico as a debarking site for a future war... but that would be a problem no matter what was done on the border..


9 posted on 03/09/2019 11:34:15 AM PST by GOPJ ("Newspeak": Republicans lie, Democrats misspeak. Democrats plan, Republicans scheme. Howie Carr)
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More Money and More Bureaucratic power/wealth...this via La Paz Committees stretches all the way to Mexico City not just the Mexican/American border! I think this has already been done under a different label. (La Paz)
(Map) identical....
(U.S.-Mexico Border 2020 Program)....many other reports and articles about this project.....

This is now....political nightmare....(On the Border, Out of the Shadows)

(AZ colonias)

(WHAT IS A COLONIA?)

"a 1,945-mile “energy park” that would pay for itself,....."....another political ploy that leaves open borders....open borders. Life in these little shanty towns today, March 9, 2019 called Colonias are now lawless and very dangerous...staging grounds for crime.

BUILD THE WALL....THIS IS A PIPE DREAM!

10 posted on 03/09/2019 11:37:03 AM PST by yoe
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To: Backin1998

We could get “the big dig” guys to build it! /s


11 posted on 03/09/2019 11:47:19 AM PST by faucetman (Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: yoe
Remember this? (United Nations Project 21?)

(Agenda 21 - UNCED, 1992)

"1,954-mile ‘energy park’ would pay for border wall, create economic boom..." Open borders people are pushing their old plan under a new guise....no border no American Sovereignty i.e., NO NATION.

12 posted on 03/09/2019 11:47:42 AM PST by yoe
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"The spinning turn styles from the non-stop flow of Mexicans will power us for decades!"

Even more power from turn styles when deported undocumented Democrats return to US. /sarc

13 posted on 03/09/2019 11:58:05 AM PST by Amendment10
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To: Backin1998

Maybe used for sections of wall! Not all ....


14 posted on 03/09/2019 12:09:12 PM PST by hoosiermama (When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice.DJT)
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To: caww
"national gas pipelines???

What heck is that?

15 posted on 03/09/2019 12:09:55 PM PST by Deaf Smith (When a Texan takes his chances, chances will be taken that's fore sure)
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To: ryderann
Great idea, and use the fencing to conduct the generated electricity.

If by using the fencing, which should be entirely of steel, to conduct the generated electricity at a current sufficient to say short out/toast/roast anyone that tries to climb it then I would say that yes it's a great idea!

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16 posted on 03/09/2019 12:18:57 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: yoe

Yup. All you have to know it is from Paul bedard and the GOPe wash examiner. It is the proposal instead of a Wall. Illegals will still be able to cross. Notice the diagram of the drone.

Wash examiner is utter trash.


17 posted on 03/09/2019 12:26:10 PM PST by Okeydoker
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To: Deaf Smith

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily
of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and
sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.

18 posted on 03/09/2019 12:29:11 PM PST by deport
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To: Deaf Smith

I believe they meant Natural Gas but who knows.


19 posted on 03/09/2019 12:32:54 PM PST by deport
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To: hoosiermama

Sections of ‘Wall? ARE YOU Nuts?....this is just another ploy for OPEN BORDERS ....THE COLONIES ARE ENTRENCHED 60 MILE NORTH AND 60 MILE SOUTH ALONG THE BORDER ALSO THIS IS A NO MANS LAND,. LAWLESS...YOU GONNA CLEAN UP THIS MESS, PROVIDE WATER AND ELECTRICITY AS PROMISED, MOST OF THESE SHANTY TOWNS HAVE NONE AS PROMISED.....READ, RESEARCH, AND LEARN.


20 posted on 03/09/2019 12:36:49 PM PST by yoe
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