• Chester board asleep at wheel
    April 01,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Chester board

    asleep at wheel

    Re: ďPotential biomass plant traffic alarms Chester Select Board.Ē

    If ever there was an award for public officials being asleep at the wheel, first place would go to the Chester Select Board. My alarm here is less over truck traffic and more over the Select Board somnambulating for the last year and only now waking up to realize the impact this biomass plant will have on our communities.

    Citizens of Springfield have been writing about the health and environmental hazards of wood biomass burning for the last 12 months. Where has Chester been? How did they think the 30-ton truck loads of wood were going to get from New Hampshire and areas south and east of Springfield? By rail? By air? By wishing that they wouldnít come down Route 11 and Route 106? Hello? Is anyone home?

    RANDALL SUSMAN

    Springfield
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Letters
    There are two ways a citizen can be charged with a crime in Vermont. Full Story
    I was dismayed to find that the stateís attorney was bringing charges against my friend Craig... Full Story
    Terrorism threat is a concern

    When I first learned of Mayor Lourasí decision to settle... Full Story
    More Articles