By Ben Zeisloft
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) suggested shuttering “tomorrow” the coal plant that produces one-fifth of Puerto Rico’s electricity.
During a Thursday hearing for the House Natural Resources Committee, the lawmaker expressed a desire to close down AES Puerto Rico’s coal plant in Guayama, which — according to Center for Industrial Progress founder Alex Epstein, who testified before the committee — provides 20% of the power for the “electricity-challenged island.”
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