Megan Graham

West’s utilities abandon coal because it costs too much

“It’s all about the economics,” the expert said. “Technologies have improved to make other forms of energy less expensive than coal.”

One might figure sure, that’s some tree-hugging environmentalist arguing for solar and wind energy. But in fact, that’s the largest utility in the state of...

Dan Olson is the executive director of San Juan Citizens Alliance. He can be reached at

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