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I worked in the oil fields of the Gulf of Mexico for 12 years as a commercial diver. I also know the hazards of this business all too well. It is a dirty, dirty business with hundreds of "leaks" happening everyday.

You do whatever is necessary to get the job done with little thought to environmental health. When some one is paying you to do these things, you can only think about your job and if you will have a job tomorrow.

We have the perfect opportunity to become a world leader and world power in alternative energy technology. Let's move forward and make America a major player in the world market and export our alternative energy technology to the world. You know it can be done.

Karl Clarke
Hiawassee

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