We need a comprehensive plan for energy independence in America. Free market innovation is the only way that we will be able to create a future that is sustainable. Energy is a vital piece of our economy. While initiatives in so-called green-energy are well intended, these initiatives need to be market based; otherwise, we are just throwing money away. Roadblocks to clean nuclear energy are disastrous and need to be removed. We also need to open up exploration for energy on our own soil.