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Time for change on HEA board

...eager to work you to make it happen. They each bring skills and expertise now lacking on the board. They feel that by working together we can make decisions that will serve us and our children well in the coming decades. Mike O'Meara Homer
Coal mine would add to climate change

...about that, think about this. When it comes to climate change, scientists liken arctic people to the fabled miner?s canary. It?ll be your family?s turn on the climate change hot seat next. Mike O?Meara Homer
Who owns Homer Electric Association? If the monthly bill is in your name, you do

...what you think before all the policies have been decided and all decisions are made. Information on meetings and issues is available on the HEA website at Mike O'Meara, Spokesman HEA Members Forum
Bad policy or good science?: Decline is one of few certainties for Cook Inlet belugas

...any other beluga. "They've been separated from all other belugas in Alaska since the last ice age," he said. Mike O'Meara, a founding board member of conservationist group Cook Inletkeeper, said that the weakening beluga population could...
HEA considers 'self regulation" meeting attendees. Now it's up to all HEA members to require frank and open examination of the potential risks and benefits of such an enormous change well before we are asked to vote. Mike O'Meara HEA Members Forum Spokesman
Reader: It?s time to take responsibility as HEA member

...coal. Or at least someone who will demand that any coal generating facility run by HEA employs the best available pollution abatement systems, including effective CO2 sequestration technology. Mike O?Meara Homer
Too much noise

The Supreme Court says money is speech. With the chance of losing the biggest tax break of the new century to Ballot Proposition 1, oil giants ConocoPhillips, BP, and ExxonMobil are making it seem more like money is screech. The Supreme Court also says corporations are "persons" so, under the First Amendment to the Constitution, oil money is "protected" speech. Consequently the big three can spend as much as they want to shout down all us flesh and blood "people" who support Proposition 1 but don't have so much $peech at our disposal.
Healy coal plant debate continues

...the results of a survey conducted last year showed that 74 percent of HEA members were in favor of renewable energy. Mike O'Meara, spokesman for the HEA members forum, a group developed around moving HEA toward a renewable energy base, cited...
Asleep at the wheel

The guy at the helm wasn't the only one asleep at the wheel when the Exxon Valdez "fetched up hard aground" on Bligh Reef 25 years ago.
Don't discard that ballot

On Friday, March 30, Homer Electric Association election ballots will be mailed to members. If you buy electricity from HEA you're eligible to vote for a person to represent your interests on the Board of Directors. Why bother to vote?


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