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Action alert: geothermal issues this week

Puna Pono Alliance (PPA) just sent a newsletter, reposted below, calling for immediate community support and testimony on two issues this week. Please share this information, and testify in person or submit testimony by noon of the day prior to each meeting. Even if you read this too late to testify, it’s worth reading to … Continue reading Action alert: geothermal issues this week

Geothermal update – actions needed

Some news and action items regarding the geothermal drilling: Night Drilling Greggor Ilagan has actually been convinced to draft and introduce two resolutions: Resolution 58-15 to ask PGV to comply with the law Resolution 59-15 to ask Corporation Counsel to have a judge decide whether PGV is subject to this law Please email or call … Continue reading Geothermal update – actions needed

Oppose geothermal night-time drilling January 19

What: Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV) community meeting When: January 19, @ 6:30pm. Where: Pahoa High School Cafeteria. Why: PGV plans to drill without following the county ordinance that prohibits drilling between 7 PM and 7 AM The county representatives for Puna are looking out for geothermal interests at the expense of community health. Following is … Continue reading Oppose geothermal night-time drilling January 19

New geothermal well planned, with typical lies

Puna Geothermal Venture (PGV), operator of the geothermal plant in lower Puna on Hawai’i island, plans to start drilling a new well as early as January 2015. The existing five wells have mysteriously dropped in electricity generation from 38 to 30 megawatts. The last well PGV drilled two years ago, at great expense to the … Continue reading New geothermal well planned, with typical lies

Support bill to limit geothermal – deadline April 26

Passing this on from Puna Pono Alliance: This year’s geothermal legislation needs your help now, one last time. Please send an email (see below) and ask your friends to do the same. The immediate need for these emails ends this week (please do not send emails after April 26th.) Representatives Chris Lee and Cindy Evans … Continue reading Support bill to limit geothermal – deadline April 26