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Fossil Fuel Use

The following graphs represent the total western region consumption and production as well as the per capita consumption and production as well. As you can see we consume a lot of petroleum products. Based off this data, it would take 600 truck tanker loads per day just to support the Boulder and Longmont areas with petroleum.

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