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Power Is Not Free

Over at The Big Picture, the Boston Globe‘s awesome photo blog, there’s a series of pictures showing the aftermath of a catastrophe (probably an explosion) at the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric dam in south-central Russia on August 17. It is the country’s largest power plant. As the Big Picture reports, the cause of the accident is still unknown, but there were at least 74 fatalities and a massive oil spill. (Earlier: a coal-ash disaster in Tennessee.) [%comments]