Celebrating the launch of new biomass facility

Middlebury College celebrated the official launch of its new biomass gasification plant with a reception, tours, and lecture by world-renowned author, activist and Middlebury Scholar in Residence Bill McKibben on Thursday, Feb. 19, at McCullough Student Center. 

The event included remarks from President Ronald D. Liebowitz and McKibben’s talk titled “What Gives a College Power: On Being a Learning, Teaching Community at a Moment of Change.” The evening concluded with comments from Middlebury senior Billie Jayne Borden and a video tour of the new facility. A full video of the event can be viewed here.