One equals 325
Last updated 2/26/2009 at Noon
On C-SPAN-1 TV Saturday afternoon, billionaire T. Boone Pickens, oilman-windfarm-natural gas expert-entrepreneur, testified in Washington, DC, at the National Governors Association, to all the nation’s governors, the following jaw-dropping new fact: one diesel-engine 18-wheeler truck emits the equivalent noxious pollution of 325 automobiles.
Hmmm, let’s see now: 1,400 daily Granite Construction trucks will suffocate the Temecula region with an additional daily blanket of deadly pollution equivalent to 455,000 (1,400 times 325) additional daily cars on the nearby I-15.
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