03 May '11, 4pm

Power Plant Cooling Rules Aim to Reduce Fish Kills | OnEarth Magazine

Power Plant Cooling Rules Aim to Reduce Fish Kills | OnEarth Magazine

Power plants pull in massive amounts of water every day, and kill billions of fish in the process. Samantha Decker More from OnEarth community blog : The Rechargable Future Under the Bolivian Salt Flats Species Watch : The ZZ Top of Crayfish community blog : Field Notes from the Rocks More from NRDC Thom Cmar's Blog: Bayshore's "Fish-Killing Machine" Is A Poster Child For Stronger Cooling Water Rule From the Media Center: Conservation Consortium Challenges Coal Plant Fish-Kills in Ohio David Beckman's Blog: Massive Fish Kill Raises Questions in Los Angeles The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new steps to reduce the number of fish killed by power plant cooling systems, but critics say the plan, which relies on state-level enforcement, will be ineffective. Every year billions of fish are killed by coal-fired and nuclear power plants across the Midwest. As these ...

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