Environment

Photos: The 100 dirtiest power plants in America -- including two in Colorado

At this hour, Environment Colorado is issuing "America's Dirtiest Power Plants," an eye-opening report (see it below) that includes the organization's picks for the one-hundred most-polluting facilities in the country -- and two from Colorado make the less-than-proud cut. An Environment Colorado rep notes that the data is timely given what many scientists see as a link between pollutants and events like this month's devastating flooding in the state. But she stresses that the proximity of the report's release to the ecological disaster was coincidental.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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