More renewable energy policies aim to save money and environment

The push to use more renewable energy sources from the governor and legislators is one of the green themes of this year’s General Assembly, and the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday heard mixed testimony on six bills to enhance the state’s renewable energy policy, including trash talk from the chairman. Full Story »

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Margaret Ellen Talev
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by Margaret Ellen Talev - Mar. 13, 2011

This story read like a reporter was assigned to cover a committee hearing and went and chronicled what everyone said and put it together in a laundry list. It could have been woven together a little more artfully, or better yet could have been string saved for a more satisfying piece on how lawmakers are struggling with what kind of "green" energy policies to pursue because some of the measures that sound good are actually counterproductive - or whatever. I sympathize with the reporter who probably had an assignment to meet on deadline. But with more time and a little more synthesis it could be stronger.

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