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Greening Up Gitmo

by Staff

Tags: Green Government, Renewable Resources, ,

Guantanamo Bay Guard StationPrius drivers may think they’re green, but they’ve got nothing on Guantanamo Bay. The symbol of American power abuse gets 30 percent of its electricity from on-site wind turbines, Vince Beiser writes for Mother Jones. In fact, Beiser reports that the Pentagon is “vying to be the country’s largest consumer of earth-friendly energy.” No word yet on plans to reuse water from waterboarding.

Bennett Gordon