Letter to the Editor: No solar in forests

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I believe in solar power, and I also believe in conservation.

My wife and I have driven across the country from Florida to Oakland, California, and back, and taken the train from Boston to Oakland and back. There are hundreds of miles of nothing. There could be any number of solar farms built in the Midwest.

In New England we need all the forests we can retain to filter out carbon dioxide. To me it makes no sense to tear down forests to build solar farms.

Remember, as they say in real estate: Location, location, location. Some people like ocean liners, but I think one located in Lake Whitehall would be a bad idea!

— William T. Hamilton Jr., Hopkinton

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