Thursday, February 11, 2010

Power plants recalled for safety defects?

A massive, noisy, hugely publicized recall is underway after Toyota vehicles have been suspected in up to 19 crash deaths and perhaps dozens of preventable injuries during the past decade.

Imagine the outrage if the number of preventable deaths had been 22,000 instead of 19?

That’s how many early deaths are caused annually from coal-fired power plant pollution according to this study:

Toyota is replacing flawed brake pedals at a phenomenal rate. They know that it will take a long time to rebuild the trust of a shaken public.

Isn’t it time that the public begin demanding the same accountability from energy producers?

Here’s a start:


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