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 Ending Our Dependence on Foreign Oil – A Good Idea!

PoliticsBy Sherlyn Meinz

It seems pretty obvious that as our energy demands continue to rise, fuel supplies continue to diminish. We have watched oil prices skyrocket this year, with the supplies harder to depend upon in our current chaotic world environment. So why aren’t we doing everything we can to develop renewable resources within our own country?

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I was excited to read that Wind Farm developers finally got the green light to at least put up two wind measurement towers atop the Glebe Mountain Peak in Southern Vermont. Catamount Energy is hoping to erect a 33-turbine wind farm.

Hurray for the Public Service Board who issued a decision Friday, allowing Catamount to add two 170-foot-tall meteorological towers, to the one already existing on the site of the proposed wind farm. Limits were put on the number of trees that could be cut, and lights will not be allowed without permission from the board.

Robert Charlebois, Catamount's managing director, was quoted as saying, "It's a good step, a positive step. Our ultimate goal, of course, is to erect and operate turbines that can generate up to 50 megawatts of power."

The towers may not be attractive, but neither are ever-increasing heating and electric costs. There is a price to pay for the energy we use, but I do not feel allowing our country’s dependence on oil from countries that cannot be counted upon is a wise move. I do not want to be held hostage for energy. I am willing to put up with towers, its a lot better than war! Perhaps some artists and architects could work on designing towers that would be attractive, or at least interesting.

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Yes, lets put some effort into Wind Power!
Towers are ugly I'd rather depend on foreign oil!
Let's make the towers a litte more attractive.
Let's burn all that trash to make power.
I think we should develop solar power

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