Nuclear, Coal, & Wind in Texas
5:26PM, Wed. Aug. 8, 2007
With seven nuclear plants proposed in Texas, local environmental groups are turning to Hollywood to help get the message out. Public Citizen and the Sierra Club showed up at the Simpsons Movie premiere to talk about the dangers of Texas' nuclear future (read more here), and then on Aug. 9, SEED joined the two groups for a similar presentation coupled with a screening of The China Syndrome at Jo's Coffee. Expect to see more from the no-nukesters in coming months. In the meantime, TXU is still moving forward with plans for an Oak Grove coal plant, but its subsidiary Luminant now plans to throw some wind power into the mix. For more, click here.