Email from John Diefenbach
[thank you for sending, John]
“There is little question that demand for natural gas here is rising fast,” said Michael Mooiman, associate professor of Energy and Sustainability Studies at Franklin Pierce University in Rindge. “It’s understandable to look at one’s backyard and think about the impact, but you have to step back and look at the need for energy in New England. It’s a regional issue, and the need is there. It’s the price we pay to live in the modern world, and to have the ability to turn the lights on and off with the flick of a switch.”
“But there again, it’s not running through my backyard,” added Mooiman.