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July 7, 2013

PUBLIC FORUM: Letters for Sunday, July 7, 2013

Concerned about the power plant proposal

After listening to our local television station about the Pyrolyzer plant, I would really like our representatives to please explore more options. I feel that plant is a very unhealthy solution to our need.

There was some untruths brought up by Pyrolyzer and reasoning it out. Pyrolyzer is not giving all the facts in truth.

I'm much concerned about the surrounding area around that plant and trash. No one has said anything about the sorted trash that is unusable. Or the concern about the water and soil around the plant.

I do not think the consultant that was hired really did their job. This could turn out to be a disaster if not all the "what if's" are investigated.

I'm sorry, Mr. Hartman says the air turbines and solar-powered systems are not reliable, but did they really check it out?

I do not want anyone to lose their jobs at the power plant we have now, as they seem to be doing very well for us; but why are there so many wind farms being built and solar if they are not good sources?

I feel much safer with wind farms than nuclear-powered plants. They are beginning to cause us concern.

I read the articles in the newspaper, too, and I think there is good points in their writing.

I also read Mayor Franklin's forum and I think he should know, everyone has a right to question and for opinions.

This is a matter of great concern for all of Cass and surrounding counties.

Do we need to petition? Please do not drag us into something we can't afford or handle.

Madella Gellinger

Logansport

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