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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



Part II: Risky Business
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

Also, "Atomic Numbers: Is CPS cooking the books for nuclear energy?" Click here to read.


Part III: Until the end of the world
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.


Greening CPS Energy
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.


CPS must die
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.


PRIMERO: The series gets underway... San Antonio's nuke vote, uranium mining's toxic legacy, and what price energy? 9/6/2009

Panna Maria, Father Frank, & uranium dumping. (w/ 10-min video interview) 9/6/2009

Cancer risk is high in karnes county (no matter what TDH says). Dr. Au has seen the damaged chromosomes. 9/8/2009

Former uranium mine whistleblower resurfaces in Yorktown, Texas, to warn against UEC venture at Goliad: 9/8/2009

Hydrogen a Magic Bullet for Uranium Contamination? 9/10/2009

After the Church Rock Disaster: the Blessing Way VS Uranium Mining 9/11/2009

Property owners group fighting expansion of Comanche Peak nuclear complex. 9/17/2009

Can't fault STP nuke plant on volume of electricity produced (w/ video interview on water use). 9/18/2009

Lanny Sinkin offers perspective on STP nuclear then and now 9/18/2009

Mayor’s forum a bust for those who have long studied nuclear short-comings 08/11/09

CPS: The case of the missing ‘green’ paper and other active conspiracies 08/11/09

CPS: ‘Dude, where’s my $40 million in green energy?’ and other obvious questions 08/07/09

Wage freeze preceded by promotion of VP’s? 07/28/09

CPS $13 billion nuke figure spins against renewables 06/30/09

CPS and Tessera Solar strike deal for 27 West Texas megawatts 06/22/09

Gonzalez tells world to bow to CPS Energy 05/14/09

Are you Hearing this? CPS seeks your dollars for green 05/12/09

Green energy workshop leaves enthusiasm, high expectations in its wake 04/09/09

CPS may deconstruct proposed 100MW solar farm before it's built 04/07/09

Turning the ship: CPS assembles two-day panel of clean-energy experts 04/06/09

South Texas nuke challenge deadline nears 02/24/09

Melt down at CPS nuke vote 10/29/07

Green-energy guro w/ CPS chiefs


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