Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Overcoming Wave Farm Opposition

From my favorite local NPR station, KUOW 94.9 FM:

Harnessing the power of ocean waves to make electricity is all the rage
among Northwest politicians and conservationists. Oregon State University and
the University of Washington just got a big grant to work on wave and tidal
energy. Even the Presidential candidates are all for it as part of the quest for
"energy independence." But the possible effects on fishing, crabbing and whales
make some coastal residents uneasy. Correspondent Tom Banse reports backers of
wave energy have some persuading to do.

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