Participants support a different direction on energy
On August 22, more than 50 concerned citizens gathered to examine how coal-fired power plants fit into the future of this region. Following a presentation of the history, data, trends and options (see “Framing the Issue” feature – July edition, Public Life Advocate), participants engaged in small group deliberation. Each group reported on the major themes that characterized their discussion and points all could agree on. Thirty-seven participants also completed a post-forum questionnaire with the following results:
A complete report on the forum results and participant questionnaire responses, including demographic data on the participants, is available on the Public Life Foundation’s website: www.plfo.org.
Responses from elected officials and energy-environmental policy makers will be published in the next edition.