APRIL 14 (From down the rabbit hole): Rejoice at the landmark news that the tiny community of Gerlach, the gateway to the Burning Man event, stood up and was heard this week at the Washoe County Commissioners meeting — the county DENIED Ormat’s drilling permit, and the project has been STOPPED. This extraordinary moment of people power turned the tide against a large-scale, industrial project that would have forever altered the landscape, viewshed and quality of life in this region. Read on for more context on our position, our press release, direct quotes from Gerlach locals, and to watch the video from the public hearing.
‘Inconvenient community’: Gerlach residents worry a rush to exploit geothermal energy could dry up hot springs, pollute water supplies—and sink their town
Gerlach, Nevada, home to favorite-son-station KLAP-FM got some print press in our local media partner Reno News & Review’s April issue >HERE<.
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