America - Do They Teach Science in North Carolina?
lrkr-Be careful not to judge one state by one moron living there.
I agree with you lrkr, however there exists a real oxymoronic position that states like NC take with being both very scientific and progressive in nature, (i.e. home of Duke University and Research Triangle), and yet at the same time have very regressive policies towards public education, alternative energy, and a plethora of other social and fiscal issues.
Here's an article about how certain solar collection areas actually do kill wildlife. Also, in the origianal story, the people quoted were not officials, but the some of the local populace expressing their concerns. One woman's home was surround by solar collectors and her property value plummeted. A valid concern for other property owners.
Here is another article on how Solar plants MAY affect the habitat in a harmful manner.
I can't see or hear "brain-trust" without thinking of this, which is somehow on topic:
Pumpkin that is a fantastic movie!