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Response to mopinko (Reply #15)

Tue Jun 11, 2019, 11:38 PM

16. Your missing my point. Even the worst damaged land has potential to be pristine.

I was in Iceland a while back. When a volcano sends out lava over a landscape anything we have done to the land pales in comparison. The land is desolate and useless. But in a couple of hundred years it is very fertile and good land.

Even mountain top mining given time can revert to a rich landscape. It what the earth and evolution does. And not hundreds of years.

We have to realize that solar farms remove that landscape as much as a parking lot. Well, at least the land still drains under panels.

I support green energy. But if you lived in Eastern Kentucky and the green hill that used to be a mountain, which has trees returning and wildlife reappearing suddenly turns into a silver covered mountain, you might not be happy.

And realize there are large parts of the country where solar is not a great deal. Like in Florida wind is a nonstarter.

Iím not against green energy. We have to do it. But it will have its own high cost. We need to be honest about it.






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