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Two sides to the Hamden solar farm issue

Elizabeth L. Langhorne and Diane Hoffman strongly support the intention of Connecticut State Colleges & Universities to place a solar farm in Hamden, their home town, for its commitment to expanding renewable energy production.  However, they equally forcefully condemn the need to clear-cut 12 acres of woodland to install the solar farm, citing its loss of stored carbon and the destruction of ecological habitat that the forest provides.