In town made by coal, family wrestles with climate-change legacy
By Timothy Gardner and Dane Rhys
MAHANOY CITY, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – Mike Gaval looks out from the Gilberton coal-fired power plant down the valley to Mahanoy City, the town he grew up in, and up the hill to the wind turbines spinning on the horizon.
Gaval would be the last person to call himself a coal critic. For 30 years, he’s worked at the plant, which supplies power to the local prison and the grid; before that, his grandfather was a miner who blasted massive seams of anthracite and brought it to the surface. Click here to read more.
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