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Here's The Long-Time Addiction The Government Isn't Trying To Stop

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In this Oct. 14, 2013 photo, tons of coal sit next to a Big Sandy power plant unit near Louisa, Ky., but the days of using coal to generate electricity are numbered at the sprawling operation in eastern Kentucky. Kentucky Power Co. is closing the complex?s 800-megawatt unit in 2015, and the utility says it will seek regulatory approval to convert the plant?s smaller unit to burn natural gas instead of coal. (AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

What is it we're addicted to? You guessed it: fossil fuels. And from the look of these graphics, even our governments are supporting Big Oil.

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