Solar power firms in Mojave desert feel glare of tribes and environmentalists

Out on the stony desert floor, Native Americans say, are sites of special spiritual significance. Full Story »

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by Paul Burdette - Apr. 15, 2012

This is a great story. It is very informative on a current issue that affects a large number of people. In an election year the environment and President Obama’s efforts into solar technology will no doubt be highlighted on both sides of the aisle. I fell that this article does a good job of highlighting the issues and difficulties in utilizing alternative energy sources. The author by giving the reader some information and background to the beliefs and attitudes of Native American tribes who’s lands have been affected by solar panel stretching across the desert invokes emotions of irresponsible energy barons not normally associated with alternative energy such as solar. Solar and other forms of renewable energy are often ... More »

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by Nicole Percz - Apr. 10, 2012

I think that this is good journalism because the writer is bringing up a very tough, ethical, and current dilemma of the time. It all comes down to sustainable living. The past few decades we have only begun to think of the repercussions that our actions will have on the future of our planet. THis article represents both sides of the argument of sustainable living and tradition preservation. I think that there are pros and cons to both side of the argument. I do not think that I ... More »

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