UM’s Proposed Biomass Plant: Questions and Concerns

By Matthew Koehler, Ian M. Lange and John Snively Last fall news broke that the University of Montana was planning to construct a $16 million wood-burning biomass plant on campus next to the Aber Hall dormitory. UM officials claimed the biomass plant would save UM $1 million annually and protect Missoula’s air quality by reducing …

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“Privatization” and Forest Service Recreation Again..

Here’s an essay from High Country News called: Privatization threatens an Arizona national forest When I think of “privatization” I think of something a bit more far-reaching than concessionaires… but OK, it’s an attention grabbing headline. Here are my questions for discussion: What do you think about the use of concessionaires in recreation? If you …

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