Baldwin Hills Power Plant

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To help solve the energy crisis, Governor Davis has issued a fast-track emergency order exempting new power plants from normal environmental review if they can be running by September 30. One plant in Baldwin Hills, on a working oil field with a natural gas plant on-site, was in development. Today, economic and environmental concerns, as well as its location in a large urban park, now threaten its construction. We get a surprising update on the fate of the plant from its developer, a community parks advocate, and an energy specialist who evaluated the proposal at the request of the LA County Board of Supervisors.
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American Land Conservancy

California Energy Commission

Community Conservancy International

LA County Board of Supervisors

Pacific Economics Group

Stocker Resources



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton