July 2015

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Post 22┬áin a series. When Green Turns Brown is an examination of a small town’s digester-energy project, in which Whitewater, Wisconsin would import other cities’ waste, claiming that the result would be both profitable and green. In the three previous posts, I considered the city-imposed focus of Donohue’s work, with its emphasis on selling water

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Post 21 in a series. When Green Turns Brown is an examination of a small town’s digester-energy project, in which Whitewater, Wisconsin would import other cities’ waste, claiming that the result would be both profitable and green. Sometimes a proposal, with its attendant consultants, presentations, supportive politicians, taxpayer funding, and construction plans takes on an

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Post 20 in a series. When Green Turns Brown is an examination of a small town’s digester-energy project, in which Whitewater, Wisconsin would import other cities’ waste, claiming that the result would be both profitable and green. Yesterday’s post embedded the first of several memoranda that Donohue prepared for the City of Whitewater for wastewater

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Post 19 in a series. When Green Turns Brown is an examination of a small town’s digester-energy project, in which Whitewater, Wisconsin would import other cities’ waste, claiming that the result would be both profitable and green. We’re now at the beginning of an examination of the current proposal from Donohue and Associates of Sheboygan,

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Post 18 in a series. When Green Turns Brown is an examination of a small town’s digester-energy project, in which Whitewater, Wisconsin would import other cities’ waste, claiming that the result would be both profitable and green. One might, as in the picture above, see only the rich colors of a forest; looking more closely,