Chris Coons, Delaware Senate Race, Cap and Trade, Delaware Senate Debate, Christine O’Donnell
Chris Coons stated in the Delaware Senate Debate with Christine O’Donnell that he did NOT believe that his Father-in-law’s company Gore-Tex, would benefit from Cap and Trade. Here is evidence to the contrary:
Chris Coons takes pride in knowing how lawyers think (from his own website)
A lawyer himself, Chris understands the importance of the legal community to Delaware’s citizens, non-profits, government, and businesses. Rooted in a legal perspective, Chris brings a logical, deliberate, and ethical approach to policy deliberations.
If this is true, then explain this grant from the recovery act for clean energy manufacturing back in the beginning of 2010, well before the date of this debate where Chris Coons looked into the camera and told the voters an outright lie:
Award(s): 2 totaling $814,000 from DOE / Treasury, Clean Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit (48C)
Location: Elkton, MD
W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Elkton, MD ‐ $604,000
W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., in Elkton received $604,000 to re‐equip two manufacturing facilities in New York and Maryland to produce the Gore Turbine Filter. The filter is used in natural gas turbines that deliver high fuel efficiency and low greenhouse gas emissions.
W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Elkton, MD ‐ $210,000
W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., in Elkton received $210,000 to retool a manufacturing facility to produce a key component of fuel cell systems used to improve fuel efficiency in vehicles.