An extreme waste |

An extreme waste

Dear Editor:

So Aspen is a green town, right? Then what about the incredible waste of energy unnecessarily lighting the halfpipe at Buttermilk for a week or two prior to the X Games? One 60-watt light bulb burns an entire pound of coal in one hour!

Christopher Brod


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