Nevada, Coal, Maopa

Nevada: ''The coal business is archaic,'' said Moapa Paiute tribal member Vernon Lee. ''It was good for the past, but it doesn't fit with the future. It's polluting, and it's polluting some more, and it's polluting some more beyond that. And unfortunately, this tribe is in direct line of fire.''

Nevada: ”The coal business is archaic,” said Moapa Paiute tribal member Vernon Lee. ”It was good for the past, but it doesn’t fit with the future. It’s polluting, and it’s polluting some more, and it’s polluting some more beyond that. And unfortunately, this tribe is in direct line of fire.”

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