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Palo Alto Weekly

Real Estate - March 9, 2012

Positively Green

Electricity: the insatiable desire for power

by Iris Harrell

Having just watched the recent documentary "The Last Mountain," it was disturbing to learn about the continual and literal destruction (known as "mountain top removal") of the Appalachian Mountains. This practice aggressively digs into the buried layers of coal below the earth's surface, in order to cultivate enough coal for huge electrical plants to burn the coal and manufacture electrical power.

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Iris Harrell is CEO and president of Harrell Remodeling, Inc. in Mountain View (www.harrell-remodeling.com). She can be reached at 650-230-2900 or irish@harrell-remodeling.com.