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Old Fuel, New Future

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• Public Citizen
• Texas Public Policy Foundation
 

Photo: coal-buring facilityThe State of Texas is fast-tracking the process of building and approving seven coal-fired plants that environmentalists warn will severely affect our health. Environmentalists point to the abundance of renewable power sources in Texas, like wind turbines, and are wondering why the state isn't developing these clean alternatives in an aggressive manner.

Photo: Sam Jones of ERCOTTom "Smitty" Smith represents the Texas office of Public Citizen, a nonprofit, national, public health organization. "We think thereahe Texas office of Public Citizen, a nonprofit, national, public health organization. "We think therea