Examples of fossil fuel in a Sentence
oil and other fossil fuels
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The idea is controversial for other reasons, too: building a natural gas pipeline would extend the world’s reliance on fossil fuels and lead to more climate change-causing gasses, critics point out.
For those that have built their economies around fossil fuel industries, Trump's push to roll back regulations is welcome.
Developers, the fossil fuel industry and lawmakers have all gone after the company, and this time was no exception.
Since 2009, Wheeler has worked to weaken environmental protections as a lobbyist for the fossil fuel industry as well as chemical and nuclear power companies.
But Zinke also has the overwhelming support of the fossil fuel industry and the monied conservative political groups that push its agenda.
The publication pointed out that Pruitt had been given contributions from the fossil fuel industry that totaled more than $300,000.
Smith, a Texas Republican and Trump stalwart heavily backed by the fossil fuel industry, has been one of the most aggressive climate science skeptics in Congress.
In the past year, Pruitt has emerged as a hero to President Trump’s supporters for his hand in rolling back environmental rules at an agency long disliked by farmers, the fossil fuel industry and the far right.
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FOSSIL FUEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fossil fuel for English Language Learners
: a fuel (such as coal, oil, or natural gas) that is formed in the earth from dead plants or animals
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