Environmentalists Live and Drive Their Beliefs

Ann Berman, chairwoman of the Environmental Concerns Coalition and other local environmentalists have been quietly practicing what they preach for years, improving the air and water in their little patch of the world.

Published: 20-Mar-2005

MILFORD -- When Ann Berman, chairwoman of the Environmental Concerns Coalition, tools around town in her new hybrid car, she is making a statement.

Berman and other local environmentalists have been quietly practicing what they preach for years, improving the air and water in their little patch of the world. Her shiny pearl-colored 2005 Toyota Prius is only the latest, and flashiest example of that.

The new car uses its quiet electric motor on level roads, charging every time the driver brakes. A gasoline engine powers the car up hills.

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