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Geologist: fossil fuels likely to remain dominant energy source for US listen

04/20/11 Matthew Cimitile
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Despite last year’s BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, global energy demand will continue to make fossil fuels the essential energy source for the coming decades. That’s the conclusion of a geologist who spoke last week at the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science.

Nearly 19 million barrels of oil is consumed in the United States each day. According to the Institute of Energy Research, this staggering number meets 37 percent of the nation’s energy demand. Pet...

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