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Proposed geothermal plant draws fire in Nevada desert town


November 1, 2020

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Renewable energy power plants have their place — but not in Gerlach, say many residents of the town about 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of Reno.

The community of about 100 is fired up about a geothermal project proposed by Reno-based Ormat Technologies Inc., which would sit less than a 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) outside the town on the edge of the Black Rock Desert where the Burning Man counter-culture festival has been held for decades, the Reno Gazette Journal reports.

"Nope, rewards aren't worth the damages," Jim Hallman wrote on a Facebook thread about the proposed...

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