Once it is finally constructed, the new Isaac Dickson Elementary School may have a new next-door neighbor in the future. The proposed Duke Energy substation plans for the site have drawn protests from some parents and nearby residents. Duke Energy spokespersons assure those concerned groups that EMF is A-OK. Whether such assurances will quell the FUD remains to be seen, but here is how a future conversation may go:

 

Originally published in the 6/3/15 print edition of the Asheville alt weekly, “The Mountain Xpress”

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