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  •  Grandfathered coal plants ... (4+ / 0-)
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    JekyllnHyde, rktect, dsteffen, koNko

    there were a number of old plants that were grandfathered in under CAA under an assumption that they were old and would simply be retired in the near future. They're still out there, pumping out pollution, because it is profitable to keep them around.

    •  Something like 50% of our clean electricity (2+ / 0-)
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      JekyllnHyde, koNko

      comes from dirty coal. When we talk about plug in electric cars that run on batteries and you can just recharge them when you geyt home at night, well that electricity to do that comes from some stripmined mountain in West Virginia.

      Live Free or Die --- Investigate, Incarcerate

      by rktect on Wed Jul 01, 2009 at 12:09:06 AM PDT

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