Looks like the DNC is passing off a tiny, little fib as a “green” measure to save the planet. The so-called “offsets” they are offering the participants to the Democratic National Convention are… well… meaningless.
DNC Boondoggle: Carbon Credits Fund Broken Turbine
The eastern Colorado wind turbine tapped for the Democratic National Convention’s carbon-offset program has one problem: It doesn’t generate any electricity. Convention organizers are now being questioned for their eagerness to market those credits to delegates.
The DNC has contracted with Vermont-based NativeEnergy to offer delegates “Green challenge” carbon offsets to soften the environmental impact of convention travel. That money is then invested in carbon-free “green” energy sources around the country, including a wind turbine installed this year by the Wray School District RD-2. But a Face The State investigation reveals the district’s turbine has never produced marketable energy due to massive equipment malfunctions.
See the rest at Facethestate.com, “Colorado’s Front Page.”
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