Corvallis Spends Tax Dollars to Modify People’s Behavior
Teaching people to screw in Green Light Bulbs
and Ride Bicycles
So far behind they’ll never catch up!
Unattainable goals within grant period
Not a proper role of government!
SALEM-Oregon Capitol Watch Foundation’s Executive Director and former State Representative Jeff Kropf announced Petunia the Pork Detective’s latest recipient of the highly coveted ‘Porker Award’ to the city of Corvallis for the ‘Climate Showcase’ grant failure.
In early 2001, the EPA awarded Corvallis a three year grant to teach their residents and businesses how to reduce energy use and carbon emissions using a program called ‘Energize Corvallis’. Unfortunately, after a year and a half of spending tax dollars t...
Congratulations to the Oregon Health Authority for the 'Shadow Flicker' study (officially titled the Wind Energy Health Impact Assessment). 134 pages that took 18 months to complete concluding that giant wind turbine blades don't trigger epileptic seizures and there is no evidence that wind turbine sounds cause human stress.