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The Oberlin Review

Benefits of Transition to Natural Gas Questioned

Rachel Weinstein, Staff Writer
October 11, 2013
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Oberlin College is currently gearing up for a new sustainable installment — the replacement of the central heating plant’s coal boilers with new natural gas-fueled tanks. For years, the College has been dependent on a central coal burning plant to heat academic and residential buildings on campus...

Demonstration Highlights Concern Over Natural Gas

William Passannante, Staff Writer
December 14, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

Around 150 demonstrators interrupted last Friday’s trustees’ dinner in the Science Center atrium to present a letter expressing concern about the College’s plan to use natural gas to fuel the central heating plant. Demonstrators gathered earlier at Wilder Bowl to listen to several speakers. “This...

Panel Discusses Future of Natural Gas

Robin Wasserman, News Editor
November 30, 2012
Filed under Campus News, Community News, Features, NEWS

Four panelists discussed issues surrounding the use of natural gas last Monday in the second event of a four-part series on how to reach the College’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2025. Associate Professor of Psychology Cindy Frantz said that “natural gas is not an acceptable long-term solution,”...

Gas to Power New AMP Plant

Holly Roney and Elise Shulman-Reed
December 4, 2009
Filed under Campus News, Community News, NEWS

The lights in Ohio might soon start to get a little greener. On Nov. 25, American Municipal Power announced that it would be converting its American Municipal Power Generating Station project from a pulverized coal facility to a natural gas combined-cycle facility. As stated in AMP’s press release,...

Get the College Off Coal Power

Phoebe Flaherty
December 4, 2009
Filed under Letters to the Editors, OPINIONS

To the Editors: In addition to being known as a progressive, socially liberal school, Oberlin College finds itself with a green reputation; the integration of the co-op system, sustainable buildings such as the AJLC and residences such as SEED House demonstrate ways in which the College and students...

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