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Subject: us production
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: juls89-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 13 Feb 2006 05:19 PST
Expires: 15 Mar 2006 05:19 PST
Question ID: 445152
what does the united states produce 13 million tons of annually?
Subject: Re: us production
Answered By: siliconsamurai-ga on 13 Feb 2006 07:07 PST
Hi, thank you for bringing your question to Google Answers.

This is a pretty wide open question since it certainly has to involve
estimates and whatever it is would probably vary somewhat from year to
year. Given that, the only solid answer I can come up with for recent
production in the U.S. is ammonia.

According to Global Insight

U.S. production of anhydrous ammonia is dropping rapidly and was about
13 million tons for the last year that good estimates are available.

Ammonia is used mostly in agriculture ? to produce fertilizer.

Note that the U.S. estimated available Zircon is about 13-million
tons, but that isn?t annual production, it is total reserves.

Google Search String
u.s. production 13 million ton

I hope that is what you were looking for ? there really isn?t much
more to add because I have no clue as to why you are asking.

If it wasn't what you were looking for, please note that it certainly
is A correct answer to your question as posted.

I see this is probably your first question for Google Answers
Researchers, I hope you understand that we are limited somewhat by the
amount of information you supply in your question.
Subject: Re: us production
From: royou-ga on 19 Feb 2006 11:41 PST
I can tell you the reason for the question, there is a competition on
Red Dragon FM Radio, called the imposable question, the prise fund for
Monday is 6000 for the correct answer.
Subject: Re: us production
From: siliconsamurai-ga on 20 Feb 2006 07:55 PST
Thanks royou!

Gee, if Jules89 wins perhaps I'll get a big tip (GRIN) but I don't think they
ever checked back.
Subject: Re: us production
From: withmatt-ga on 23 Feb 2006 07:43 PST
The answer was revealled as:

The US produces 13 Million Tons of Greenhouse Gas emissions from Washing Machines.
Subject: Re: us production
From: siliconsamurai-ga on 23 Feb 2006 11:23 PST
Perhaps that is one answser but I provided references which prove
Zircon is also an answer, in fact, there is no possible way to
accurately say what amount of greenhouse gas emissions come from
washing machines - that is a totally bogus and political answer, not a
"real" answer.

Obviously the contest was not intended to do anything other than
promote some political agenda.

BTW, I am very environmentally conscious and strive to operate a zero
carbon footprint ranch so I know bogus science when I see it.

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