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Dangerous Votes You voted for Dr. Dan. Thanks!Rep. Benishek failed to cosponsor H.R. 601. It stops subsidies for big oil companies. He failed to cosponsor H.R. 1084. There is an exemption for hydraulic fracturing written into the Safe Drinking Water Act. H.R. 1084. It would require the contents of fracking fluids to be publicly disclosed to protect the public health.

Solar Is The Answer There have been many excellent letters about the need for our region, state and nation to take action on climate change. Now there is a viable solution to this ever-growing problem: Solar energy is the future.

Real Minimum Wage In 1966, a first class stamp cost 5 cents and minimum wage was $1.25. Today, a first class stamp is 49 cents, so federal minimum wage should be $11.25.

Doesn’t Seem Warmer I enjoy the “environmentalists” twisting themselves into pretzels trying to convince us that it is getting warmer. Sure it is... 

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Renewable energy needs

Erin Crowell - February 22nd, 2010
Renewable Energy Degrees
Northwestern Michigan College of Traverse City is now offering two degrees
and certificates in renewable energy technology. Recently available for
the
first time this spring semester, students have the opportunity to pursue
an Associate of Applied Science degree in the following areas:

• Renewable Energy Technology – Electrical: Focusing on wind and
solar-generated electricity with residential and commercial consumers.

• Renewable Energy Technology – HVAC: A geo-thermal energy production and
solar emphasis in regards to heating and cooling in residential and light
commercial applications.

Students will have access to a variety of technology including wind
turbines, a mobile solar photovoltaic lab and solar thermal system; and
will attend classes on-campus, as well as the University Center and Aero
Park campuses.

For more information on the renewable energy degree and level II
certificate option, visit nmc.edu or call 231-995-2007. A list of
renewable energy jobs and businesses, along with other important facts
about renewable energy, is available on the website.



 
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