SCHOTT SOLAR CLOSING ABQ PLANT — Schott Solar told the Journal it will close its Albuquerque plant Friday and lay off 200 workers. About 50 employees will stay on to ramp down the plant before it closes for good later this summer. Schott is closing it photovoltaic panel production, but will move its concentrated solar operation out of state.
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Hello Ms Homan,
Final foil in the power point presentation summarized at
http://www.prosefights.org/nmgco/intervene/hearing/hearing#pptx invites questions.
I did not attend June 8 meeting because we were on…
Added by billp37 on June 27, 2012 at 8:33pm — No Comments
A few years ago I took a series of green building and water harvesting classes at Santa Fe Community College. They were well worth the time. These layperson friendly classes are coming up and for any of you Greenliners interested in the latest about green design, saving water and alternative building methods, I highly recommend these classes.
Classes are on Tuesday evenings from 6 - 9 p.m. and are offered by Architects Designers Contractors Network in June and July 2012 at SFCC. The…Continue
Added by Staci Matlock on June 13, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments
A story from the LA Times Friday about a new paper in the journal Nature should be yet another clarion call regarding the coming climate change disaster. But will it be? For more than two decades, ever since the last earth summit in Rio de Janeiro, scientists have warned of what was coming. The science wasn't perfect. It couldn't say exactly when climate change would…Continue
Added by Staci Matlock on June 11, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
It is uncomfortable to look around at our lifestyles and start to analyze the impact they have on the environment. It sometimes feels like the only way to live gently on the earth is to do like author and international program developer William Powers - spend time in an off-grid 12 x 12 cabin. His new little book, called 12 x 12, is a great little read about his own lifestyle analysis.
I have few vices left, but good coffee and chocolate are two of them. Now, reading a…Continue
Added by Staci Matlock on June 7, 2012 at 11:43am — No Comments
New Mexico has some pretty good laws protecting dark skies from bright lights, but still, even in small villages you'll find the frequent pole with a big, ugly glaring light on it, washing out the stars. True the light brings a sense of security, but there are other types of lights that cast less of a glare into the night sky.
Award-winning documentary Ian Cheney has a film showing on PBS soon about the loss of dark skies…Continue
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Added by billp37 on June 5, 2012 at 8:26pm — No Comments
Some Coloradans are opening a Pandora's box where water is concerned, and it is something New Mexican in-stream water flow advocates should keep an eye on. Environmental lobbyist Richard Hamilton and others are advocating for two initiatives on November's state ballot, according toThe Colorado Statesman.
They believe their government is…Continue
Albuquerque Journal pub June 4, 2012 page A6 editorial article may be worth a read?
Google 'Not Easy Being Green, But It Sure Has Proven Expensive'
By Jonah Goldberg / Syndicated Columnist on Mon, Jun 4, 2012
It was interesting while it lasted. But it looks like the “green revolution” has entered the long slide into “What was all that about?”Continue
[imporant essay so we let you google to…
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