Desert Rock New Mexico, Coal-Fired Power Plant Permit Withdrawn By USEPA


Resistance Camp against proposed Desert Rock coal-fired plant. Image credit::ZMag, Elouise Brown

Another pro-coal Bush environmental decision was reversed this week. Reuters reports that the Environmental Protection Agency withdrew the air permit, previously issued by the Bush Administration, for the proposed 1,500 megawatt Desert Rock power plant. The proposed 1,500 megawatt Desert Rock power plant would have powered cities in Arizona and Nevada. TreeHugger covered the controversy over permit issuance last August: New Mexico (And Some Navajo) Object To 1,500-megawatt Coal-Fired Power PlantRelated posts on TreeHugger.
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