Reid challenges Gibbons to drop support for coal-fired power plants

Edwards, John G.
December 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/8/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 49, pP15
The article reports that Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada has challenged Governor Jim Gibbons on November 27, 2008 to drop his support for coal-fired power plants. The challenge was made following a decision requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to either regulate carbon dioxide emissions from a coal plant in Utah or explain the reason the EPA chose not to do so. The dispute between advocates for coal-fired projects and the Sierra Club over air quality permits is discussed.


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