May 12, 2010 · Posted in Energy
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On the day of the late-April Valmont Coal Plant protest protest, the Camera talked to protester Tom Weis by cell phone – while he was standing on top of a pile of coal at Valmont. Weis and four others were arrested that day, but they’re not done talking (or collecting funds for legal defense, for that matter).
Diana Best -- who is not one of the protesters interviewed and was not arrested -- chants "renewable now" with about a dozen others protesters at the Valmont coal plant. | Photo: Mark Leffingwell, Camera
Elephant journal recently talked to four of the Valmont Coal Plant protesters, Weis included, who are in hot water after trespassing on Xcel’s property.
The plant is apparently on the chopping block, and has been the object of many a protest here in Boulder.
Waylon’s interview with four of them is occasionally illuminating, and pretty long. A quick sample here and of course you can scan the rest over at elephant: Read more