For Pete's sake!
Our very own Senator Randolph:
"... and a professional pilot flew in an aircraft powered by gasoline derived from coal. The small, single-engine airplane flew from Morgantown, West Virginia to National Airport in Washington, DC..." --- in 1943!!!
"In 1942 he proposed a Synthetic Liquid Fuels Act, which would fund the transformation of coal and its products into other useful forms of energy. To promote the viability of synthetic fuelSynthetic fuel ...".
C'mon, Brother. We think it's time you blew the lid off this thing. Don't you?