Last May a monstrous 1.7 mile wide tornado blowing at more than 205 mph touched down in Greensburg, Kansas, killing 11 and all but destroying the town of 1400.
Despite the near total devastation of the town a wealth of energy and optimism has arisen and the residents hope to rebuild the town as “The Greenest Town in America”.
Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebilius mentioned this in her Democratic response to the President’s final State of the Union address.
They hope to harness the forces of nature that caused the devastation. So far the obvious would be wind farms and turbines.
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