Report: Thirsty Power Plants Increase U.S. Water Stress

Water-energy choke points in Texas serve as examples of a larger issue for the United States, as pointed out in a new report for the Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative, spearheaded by the Union of Concerned Scientists.

The Stream, November 17: Water Use in U.S. Power Plants

Coal-fired plants account for 67 percent of the freshwater withdrawals…