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Subject:  Re: Deception in Solar Industry Date:  2/10/2013  11:35 PM
Author:  whyohwhyoh Number:  671075 of 757808

Not factoring the hazardous waste transport into solar's carbon footprint is an obvious oversight, analysts said.

I wonder if they also include things like....

- gas used in contractors trucks to install panels.
- carbon footprint of the solar panel racking hardware factory, flashing mount factory, conduit factory, wiring factory, distribution panel factory, inverter factory,...
- carbon footprint for contractors that deal with roof leaks from solar panel installs.
- carbon footprint of replacing water damaged property from panel related roof leaks.
- carbon footprint of uninstalling and reinstalling solar panels for standard roof replacement work (like after hail storm, wind storm, or just standard roof maintenance)
- carbon footprint of solar panel maintenance...
-- carbon footprint of...

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whyohwhyoh
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