Unclear which way the wind blows
August 5, 2010
by David Van Deusen
in Burlington Free Press
Last Town Meeting Day the people of Moretown and Waitsfield voted to support the closing of the aging Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. In Moretown we did this largely because of the threat that toxic and radioactive leaks pose toward public health and the environment.
With this brave decision comes the responsibility of facing our collective energy future with sober senses and making hard choices about where our power will come from in years to come. Do we want to be reliant on the out-of-state open market and all the uncertainty that such a gamble would entail concerning our utility rates?... [continue via Web link]