Emissions from San Antonio’s transportation sector as compared to those of the JK Spuce coal plant. 2019 data. While it’s taken a major recession and, now, a pandemic to significantly slow the United States’ annual climate emissions, one would think that making climate progress with San Antonio climate polluters in […]
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It’s been two months since nearly 300,000 San Antonio residents were cast into freezing darkness during February’s Winter Storm Uri. And while there have been plenty of meetings revealing bits and pieces of the whys and hows of the breakdown, no one seems to be taking the time to ask residents how they feel about what they just went through.
Coal ash heaps. Toxic groundwater plumes. Waste pits and burning flares. San Antonio’s air, land, and waters are marred by permitted pollution—typically self-reported, under-regulated, and (suprise, surprise) under-counted. There are also a number of abandoned contaminated sites, some partially remediated, some still seeping. As Deceleration‘s Top Climate Polluters page ranks […]