April 5, 2013

NV Energy: Screw This. We're Out. Coal Sucks

David Roberts, Grist


John Upton mentioned this here yesterday, but I wanted to pause for a closer look, as I have been following this story for a while.

Last year, I wrote about the Reid Gardner coal-fired power plant in Nevada; the Paiute Native American tribe being poisoned by the plant; and the tragicomic efforts of the plant’s hapless owner, power utility NV Energy, to bamboozle the local media about it.

Then, last month, I wrote about the revelation that NV Energy falsified...

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