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01/24/2011

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Gary Fields

Keep on fracking to supply that natural gas!

Paul Warrender

Yeah Gary....just make sure the fracking stays in Pennsylvania!

Kim Teplitzky

This move away from coal is a big step for Penn State - especially given the decision they are facing to either install scrubbers that would have locked them into a dependence on coal for another decade or to try something else. Switching to gas gets them off an incredibly dirty source of energy, but also leaves them with the flexibility to change again. Unconventional drilling for natural gas, or hydraulic fracturing, is a real problem for many communities in Pennsylvania posing threats to our air, water and land - which is why we need Penn State to also ramp up their investments in efficiency and clean energy technology to be able to transition off all fossil fuels to 100% clean energy as quickly as possible. This is a step in the right direction, but certainly not the end of our work there.

Joe DeVito

Yeah natural gas is "cleaner" than coal but this was still the wrong move. Penn State had the chance to set the standard in our country by building a renewable energy power plant. Sadly, Penn State instead jumped on the fracking band wagon and is now taking a larger part in the destruction of Pennsylvania's environment.

marshall dietz

Great News at Penn state and Missouri that they could cut their umbilical tie to coal-powered steam.

So WHY did the Sierra Club throw in the towel at UNC-CH without so much as a sniffle? UNC’s co-gen coal plant is as environmental dirty and as destructive to the earth as a smoker! Just because you don’t see the toxic heavy-metal emissions or smell the sulfur laden choking gases doesn’t mean they’re not going out the back door with the calcite slag do be dumped ‘wherever’.

To use coal combustion to generate high-pressure steam is an archaic and dangerous industrial process carried over from the locomotive of yesteryear and must be replaced by efficient natural gas-fired boilers. The campus just built an undersized natural gas steam plant by neglecting to design it for campus-wide service.

To justify utilizing coal-fired electric generation as an ‘efficient’ means to symbiotically create both steam and electricity is only justification for the university to continue to turn a blind-eye and a blank-mind to the inherent contradiction - if Co-gen is such a ‘winner’ why isn’t everyone rushing toward it instead of moving away from it?

Lisa Scharin

Hopefully this is a step in the right direction and solar panels will be considered on the roof tops! I hope it isn't TOO late to consider a "mix" of energy sources! How about contacting Solar City in California? They could install the panels.

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