In the end, public opinion may not prevail. If tire-derived fuel is a permitted use and the plan observes all requirements, the authority may not exist under law and regulation to deny this proposal.
It may be said that the conversation was held, documented and supported.
If Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" or its updated dire predictions yet come to pass, it won't be because of silence this spring in this Valley. There were citizens who rose to the challenge, stood for responsible citizenship and the better path to a sustainable future.