I'm sorry Mr. Hickok didn't bother to read the environmental impact statement for the project. I would much rather NRG invest in distributed generation and projects on already-disturbed lands, but now I'm not sure they know the difference. Luckily CBS also interviewed the National Parks Conservation Association, which is advocating for more sensible renewable energy siting.
|[click on image to expand] The Ivanpah Solar project is the epitomy of poorly sited renewable energy.|
Construction crews mow down yucca plants that may be hundreds of years old to make way for the Ivanpah Solar project.