DeSmogBlog: Conquering Coal – A Tale of One City’s Fight

shutterstock_91442597.jpg This is guest post by Megan Pitz. As another sweltering summer day over 100 degrees came to a close in the Washington, D.C. region, citizens of nearby Alexandria, Virginia witnessed the closure of the Potomac River Generating Station (PRGS) coal-fired power plant also known as the 'Mirant Plant.'  The closure was expected by the community ...