Monthly Archives: March 2011

Review of the Roanoke County Planning Commission Wind Ordinance Hearing

I attended the Roanoke County Planning Commission’s hearing on zoning amendments to allow large and industrial wind turbines this past Tuesday night.  As you may have read in The Roanoke Times, the amendments were tabled for further review. Overall, I … Continue reading

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American Lung Association Reports on Coal Fired Power Plants

American Lung Association Report Highlights Toxic Health Threat of Coal-fired Power Plants, Calls for EPA to Reduce Emissions and Save Lives WASHINGTON–The American Lung Association today released Toxic Air: The Case for Cleaning Up Coal-fired Power Plants, a new report … Continue reading

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