Here's a quote from Mr. Pickens himself: “Don’t get the idea that I’ve turned green. My business is making money, and I think this is going to make a lot of money.”
Not that making a profit is a bad thing... it isn't. But there's a money trail leading to every good-intentioned thing like this. Read the article and ask yourself if this guy seems like the benevolent benefactor you think he is... or just another money man with something to sell you. In this case... an idea... and maybe some land, water, etc.
You people should really research exactly who you're supporting before you run around, tongues a-waving, touting this great new plan. 3 minutes on Google is all it takes. Spend 30 minutes and I bet you can find some REALLY great stuff.
I'm sure most people hopping on this bandwagon are environmentalists (or at least environmentally concerned people). All you Kerry voters should look up what he did to wreck Kerry's chances for the Presidency. In some ways, this man helped give you 8 years of George W. Bush.
Gotta love Google... here's another great link: