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And mine ... I would only add that the privacy, in this part of the process, is necessary so that witnesses don't have some other whitness's testimony to falsely collaborate with.


Yes, Virginia has excellent renewable resources, but you forgot rooftop solar and the value of efficient buildings and demand response. It is important that Virginia consider changes to the structure of the system away from only central generation.


CleanAirCleanWater commented on Editorial: The Amazon is burning

From NASA ... "At this point in the fire season, MODIS active fire detections in 2019 are higher across the Brazilian Amazon than in any year since 2010. The state of Amazonas is on track for record fire activity in 2019."


CleanAirCleanWater commented on Editorial: The Amazon is burning

The question isn’t “who does the Amazon belong to?” The question is... How can we work together to protect the planet we all share?



So far we haven’t been very good at that, especially since our values are all about markets, money and economic power.


You say that lots of statistics were presented. Some would be helpful in understanding how to proceed, like what weapons are used in mass shootings.


Yes, a plan means time to debate and we need the right facts to do that. Gas does create less CO2 when it is burned but the trouble is gas creates methane emissions that erase any advantage of burning gas instead of coal. We need to move away from all fossil fuels as fast as we can.


CleanAirCleanWater commented on Editorial: The right call on uranium mining

Sorry Tom, your take on nuclear is totally out of date. • nuclear units are no longer cost-competitive with low-cost gas-fired generation and cheap renewables. Most are propped up with subsidies of one sort or another. • Six reactors have been retired since 2012 with seven more expected s…

CleanAirCleanWater commented on Editorial: The right call on uranium mining

Sorry, your take on nuclear is totally out of date. • throughout the country are struggling to compete with low-cost gas-fired generation and renewables. Six reactors have been retired since 2012 with seven more expected soon • nuclear units are no longer cost-competitive with low-cost ga…

Monopoly regulated utilities earn more when they build and sell more, but electricity demand has been flat in the US for the last ten years. Some predictions see demand reduced by as much as 50% from its peak levels. The reduction is feed by increased efficiency and an on-site solar, soon …

Excellentn articles. Now write a good article for those sufferers about the pain management techniques they could use instead, and which their DRs. should be advising them about. Things like non-addictive CBD oil, mindfulness training as used in the UMASS MBSR center run by Jon Kabat-Zinn,…

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