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By Kevin Wilson
Managing editor 

Zinke's turbine story for the birds


March 11, 2018

We haven’t used canaries in coal mines in more than 30 years, but pretty much everybody knows the adage in some form and how it came to be.

Coal miners, unable to know what invisible gases were dangerous ina mine, brought a canary with them. Sin...

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Reader Comments

Richard Gaddis writes:

Absolutely! We were studying alternative energy in the late 70s, when I was an engineering student at Texas Tech. Then, suddenly (about 1980) funding, support, and interest in such technologies disappeared. We lost about 20 years in such research and advancement, only to now face such specious arguments from those in power who are obviously bought and paid for. We do have: the best government money can buy.


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