If built as projected, this will be one of the cleanest plants in the world.
They plan to use state-of-the-art boiler technology and activated carbon injection. Cleaner plants will come on line in the future as the technology advances. But right now, what SME is planning is just about as good as it gets.
Lewistown is not unique in having contamination problems, but what is unique is the way the community faced up to the issue. They got together and faced it head on.
This is one of the most functional citizen groups I've ever seen. The state could learn from Lewistown that amazing things can happen when a community pulls together.
In the absence of real action at the federal level, states, cities and other nations are stepping forward to address the serious issues presented by climate change.