Bush gave billions of dollars in grants to oil companies atop their record profits to research new energy sources.
I haven't seen one roll into production.
Saw grass seems to have bombed. Clean coal bombed. They weren't supposed to make bombs.
Like you point out, they were supposed to find new, preferably renewable, fuel sources. They should give the grant money back to the American people. Or, Bush should, if he was the decider—and he said he was.