Via ThinkProgress comes this segment on NBC Nightly News:

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Obviously I am totally unable to judge these things with any sort of objectivity. All I see is a huge, wealthy, politically connected industry using propaganda techniques to push a dirty facility on a community that is so poor and desperate that it’s willing to sell its children’s health for a short-term economic boost.

Naturally NBC’s not going to say that.

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Still, they do a fairly decent job putting the relevant facts up front, though they did focus too much on CO2 — which won’t harm the immediate community — and too little on all coal’s other pollutants, which most certainly will.

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