DUNKIRK – A panel discussion on local wind power, presented by the League of Women Voters on July 19 at JCC North Training and Conference Center, 10807 Bennett Road, Dunkirk.
The panelist were David Alicea (pictured left) and Dr. Mark Twichell.
Dr. Twichell is a retired pediatric dentist from Fredonia who is also a member of the citizens’ group Preservation of Agricultural Land Serenity (PALS), which is structured on a previous group’s effort to resist urbanization of rural/residential land, and incorporates the word “serenity” as the legal definition of the highest esthetic value of an environment.
Alicea is a Senior Organizing Representative for the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign covering Western and Central New York. For the past four years, David has been leading Sierra Club’s grassroots work in transitioning New York from coal to renewable energy.