David Middleton: The “Toxic Twenty”: Keeping America’s Lights On

The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is out with their latest “Toxic Twenty” list…

The NRDC’s report is standard green claptrap. Kentucky led the Toxic Twenty, “emitting nearly 40.6 million pounds of harmful chemicals” in 2010.

That’s like 20,000 tons in just one year! I guess we better shutter Kentucky’s 72 GWh of electricity generation. </sarc>

The first thing that crossed my mind was the fact that the “Toxic Twenty” looked a lot like a list of the nation’s top electricity generating States…


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