In an ongoing effort to dramatically reduce its property taxes, Texas’ biggest utility may be on the brink of forcing a community hospital in Somervell County to close. In July, the Observer published an in-depth look at how Luminant, which owns a portfolio of coal and nuclear power plants, is waging a six-county legal campaign to force local appraisal districts to slash the appraisals on the plants. Nowhere are the stakes higher than in Somervell County — home of Comanche Peak nuclear power plant, about 75 miles southwest of Dallas. The power plant supplies 80 percent of the property taxes in the county.
‘Corporate Bullying’ by Luminant May Shutter Glen Rose Community Hospital
Aug 25, 2016 | News RoundupLess than a minute