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Bucolic Indiana town to become mega industrial center

August 18, 2018 – by John Blair, Valley Watch president and editor of valleywatch.net Every few years someone pursuing a “get rich quick” scheme comes up with an idea to use coal as a feedstock for other forms of energy … Continue reading

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Bell Telephone Science Hour discusses Photovoltaics in 1954 and a bit of local history

October 1, 2014-by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor This video definitively shows that solar electricity had its roots more than 60 years ago. A few years later, I was working in a Rexall drug store and we had a promotion of … Continue reading

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Indiana Oil and Gas Director claims fracking is heavily regulated already

October 11, 2013 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor. Editor’s note: I must admit to a certain amount of skepticism when I deal with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources due to their really lax regulation of the coal industry and … Continue reading

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