What’s Next for Geothermal Oversight? Sen Russell Ruderman
In the legislative session just ended, a bill that would have given the state sole regulatory control failed to pass out of conference committee.
And that pleased Senator Russell Ruderman who supported a home rule approach to geothermal regulation. So now, what’s in the geothermal future of the Big Island, and will there be a study, complete with an environmental psychologist to assess the impacts on Native Hawaiians? Senator Russell Ruderman joins us now by phone.