CSU Drake coal plant situated in heart of Colorado Springs, for heart disease

Colorado Springs Utilities Martin Drake Power Plant
Europe is closing the last of its coal-fired power plants, while America rebrands coal as clean. And Colorado Springs literally embraces its pollution-spewing Martin Drake Coal Plant. You can burn fossil fuels to warm the globe from anywhere, but for a coal plant’s particulate contaminants to directly deal death, chronic bronchitis, acute bronchitis, asthma, congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, dysrhythmia, ischemic heart disease, chronic lung disease, and pneumonia, it’s even more effective to sidle up close. How’s this for cozy? Downtown practically wraps its lips around CPU’s toxic stacks, you don’t even need rolling papers. Makes no difference which way the wind’s blowing.

1 thought on “CSU Drake coal plant situated in heart of Colorado Springs, for heart disease

  1. Brother JonahBrother Jonah

    I had to go to Walgreens on Christmas for something, forget exactly what. That would be the one on 19th and Uintah.

    Hardly any traffic on the road but there sure was a heavy stench of sulfur dioxide.
    Clean coal indeed. I suppose if you mean “sterile” as in, no life forms, yeah… that could be the Clean part.

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