The foul air outside my window

October 2011
High Country News;10/31/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 18, p21
The author discusses the impact of air pollution from Reid Gardner coal-burning power plant in the U.S. The author says that children and elders in southeast Nevada suffer from respiratory ailments and lose their culture because of the plant. Moreover, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s use of technology in removing toxic byproducts from burning coal is being opposed by the fossil-fuel industry and its political allies in Washington, D.C.


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