Texas Could Soon Have 12 New Coal-Fired Power Plants. What Gives?

Andy Keels
The Texas Observer | November 18, 2009
The Texas coal rush threatens to throw a monkey wrench into the nation's long-delayed efforts to stem global warming. If all 12 plants are built, they would add upwards of 80 million tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere every year.

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