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7 days ago.
by absolem
BeRight
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CLEAN... ENERGY

Offshore wind farms from New Jersey to Virginia took a big step closer to reality with the completion of a review that showed the renewable energy source would not cause major environmental damage, officials said today. Wind projects off the coasts of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and New Jersey are being studied. The Mid-Atlantic lease proposal follows the Cape Wind project in Massachusetts that was given the go-ahead in 2010 after 9 years of federal review."No developer should have to wait nine or 10 years," for approval, Salazar said. The response from the developers was "DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA"

 
 

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Stillhere

My rhubarb has been around for generations however I lost almost all of it with that really wet spring and summer two years ago

Posted 15 days ago.

moderation

Nothing wrong rhubarb.

Posted 15 days ago.

Stillhere

Debating as to whether I'll even set out a garden this year, rhubarb may be my only crop

Posted 15 days ago.

Stillhere

I get a little excited and set them out early sometimes, always pay the price!

Posted 15 days ago.

moderation

It is all in your mind,absolem.

Posted 15 days ago.

moderation

My 'maters don't see permanent bedding until mid-may.

Posted 20 days ago.

absolem

personally i would not shed a tear on any lost table 'maters. i'll let the world keep them for sauces and such. the re-birth of the new spring is wonderful...even the old becomes new again. i just wish it would work as well for me!

Posted 20 days ago.

Stillhere

Late spring yes, March just toys with ones emotions......and 'mater plants!

Posted 20 days ago.

absolem

Good morning Stillhere. Given the choice, I cast my vote for spring.

Posted 20 days ago.

Stillhere

March is the cruelest month, just when you get those tomatos set, here comes the frost

Posted 21 days ago.

Stillhere

Spring is an unpredictable time, look at us, 62 degrees here and sunny, less than a week ago we had a foot of snow and single digits, gotta love spring

Posted 21 days ago.

absolem

weather is pretty interesting when you get down to it. although, i had to chuckle the other day when the weather channel kept running that clip of the poor (cute btw) girl standing in the water describing the floodwaters. i thought for goodness sake, there has got to be another more interesting view...it's like they just stopped at the first good sized mud puddle they saw and said "done". i am envious of your travels west. it i something i mean to do but never quite make the time to do.

Posted 21 days ago.

moderation

Yup.I have experienced snow in July, in the west,and an hour later i am in the summer season. It does toy with one's senses.

Posted 21 days ago.

absolem

morning moderation...that is an attention-grabbing headline for sure. looked into it and it appears that it snows every year in Hawaii. snow traditionally is limited to the highest peaks above 9000 feet. which got me thinking that it snows just about everywhere at some point...depending on altititude and moisture saturation.

Posted 21 days ago.

moderation

Blizzard warning for Hawaii County, Hawaii? Yup.'You heard it here, on the clean energy channel.

Posted 21 days ago.

absolem

moderation...thanks for the reply. accountability can be a wonderful thing. one of the things in life that is so easy but yet so darn difficult. i was hoping you might weigh in on what i perceive may be the positive in the long run of the story and one in which i hope becomes more commonplace.

Posted 29 days ago.

moderation

They were discovered,as was the scum in the Kanahwa River spill, fortunately.Accounability has many levels.

Posted 29 days ago.

absolem

forgot to ask...any opinions on the subject?????

Posted 29 days ago.

absolem

Thanks to Beright for which this was lifted: "Duke said Friday in statements and court filings that it has already negotiated a plea agreement under which it will admit guilt and pay $102 million in fines, restitution and community service. The company said the costs of the settlement will be borne by its shareholders, not passed on to its electricity customers.".... while the "accident" was unfortunate, at least they admitted guilt, coordinated a clean-up effort, and will pay negotiated fines but best of all they are doing what needs to be done when corporations act irresponsibly....that is making the owners pay for the infractions. this action, if sustained by others, will improve the overall health of the business and consumer relationship.

Posted 29 days ago.

BeRight

Brine: Brine is what the old PPG plant in Natrium (now Axial) makes to use in the Manufacture of Chlorine. By definition, Brine is a solution of salt (usually sodium chloride) in water. The stuff the oil and gas folks are injecting is not “Brine”. The stuff they are injecting may include Brine, but is basically it is a waste chemical soup that they are injecting and not all of the ingredients are disclosed. Once you let someone start using the word Brine to define that chemical soup instead of what it really is, you lose the argument.

Posted 36 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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