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Hig Roberts: Time to step up our green game

Hig Roberts, Steamboat Springs

— The recent offshore wind power line investment by Google and other firms along the Atlan­tic Coast marks a monumental steppingstone in Amer­­ica's fight for energy independence via clean resources. Finally, the day has come that big corporations have approached this vital issue. If this project is carried out, it could be the greatest renewable energy success America has seen and the model for several more projects across the country to follow.

Now that corporate America has begun to invest concern and money in the environment, it is the duty of every American citizen to help promote a more sustainable future. For so long, the environmental movement has thrived on a relatively grass-roots campaign composed of a small percentage of people, but now with the support of big corporations, it becomes more clear that we all as individuals need to take a giant step toward sustainability.

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