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In the midst of the worst state power crisis in memory, a private utility isproposing to construct a 550 megawatt plant in an area with the most pollutedair in LA County.

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October 6, 2000, 12:00 PM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"It's a dilemma. South Gate has a federal Superfund site. It has twodozen state-designated toxic hot spots. Clearly its residents don'tdeserve to be saddled with more heavy industry. But the massive new power plantproposed for the city, while certainly causing additional pollution, would alsofeature an emission-cleaning system that environmentalists hope will become theindustry standard."

Thanks to Wes Joe

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