Part I: Nukes Mean Mines Is South Texas digging a new toxic legacy before filling in the last
one? 09/16/09 By Greg Harman A string of lakes across Karnes County sparkle as blue as any found in the resort towns of Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Each is graced with the gentle slope of a nearby hill, where wildlife forages on its way to and from the waterline. These former mine sites were blasted open during the uranium boom...Read More
Sleight of hand or change of heart? Utility approaching Council to fund past promises 09/30/09 By Greg Harman The banquet room inside the city’s lavishly refurbished Pearl Brewery is filled with solar advocates, coal-power people, city decision makers and bureaucrats, geothermal enthusiasts, and a table of Express-News staffers... Read More
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Nuclear power stops; its poisonous wastes never do 10/14/09 By Greg Harman “I think the human race is going to wreck itself, and it is important that we get control of this horrible force and try to eliminate it ..... Read More
Operation: CPS The mysterious death of a done nuclear deal 01/06/10 By Greg Harman If CPS Energy, San Antonio’s City-owned utility, took a solitary human form, it would be a headless corpse bouncing gently under a white hospital sheet on its way to the morgue.
Lee's electric company CPS Energy chair fights for his job, and his $600,000 paycheck 07/22/09 By Greg Harman Critics contend Milton Lee, chief executive of City-owned CPS Energy, has been talking about retiring for years — nearly as long as he’s been CEO.
Sleight of hand or change of heart? Utility approaching Council to fund past promises 04/16/09 By Greg Harman Revolutions have a way of moving history along by chapters at a time. They also tend to leave more than a few bodies in their wake.
Federal cases allege millions mismanaged, wiretapping at CPS Energy Four million dollars. Normally when a company bean counter exposes mismanagement of the seventh-digit variety you expect them to be lured into the talk-show shredder. 08/27/08 By Greg Harman Four million dollars. Normally when a company bean counter exposes mismanagement of the seventh-digit variety you expect them to be lured into the talk-show shredder.
Hot Wired Workers say corner-cutting and staff reductions at CPS Energy are putting San Antonio at risk 08/06/08 By Greg Harman It was the first electricity-rate increase our homegrown utility had sought in more than 15 years — a paltry $6 per average monthly bill, CPS Energy officials projected. Despite being cajoled by Mayor Phil Hardberger to rally to CPS’s aid, the majority of San Antonio’s elected leaders balked.
Why SA’s utility is not only wrong on nukes but putting your future at risk 10/24/07 By Greg Harman Screaming temps and cranked ACs in April ’06 caught state utilities with their plants down. Several units were offline for maintenance when boiling mercury unexpectedly reached a record-setting 101. Others flat-out failed.