Peter Shelton

Having your cake and eating it too

Posted in Gas Pains, Watch columns by pshelton on September 30, 2010

The vote of (informal) disapproval last week by the Ridgway Area Joint Planning Board on SunEdison’s plan to locate a 20-acre solar farm near Ridgway was disappointing. I thought we were more forward looking than that. (more…)

Rowing Uphill

Posted in Gas Pains, Watch columns by pshelton on September 23, 2010

The red canoe out in the middle of West Passage was not making headway. It had an outboard motor – we could hear it buzzing away – but the little craft and its single occupant struggled mightily against the incoming tide. At times, it looked as if he was actually going backward. (more…)