Bad News From Iraq

BAD NEWS FROM IRAQ….Tim Lambert passes along a dispiriting story from Iraq. Apparently we’re repairing Iraq’s electric generating plants, but doing it so badly that it’s not doing any good. Says an engineer about a repair project at the Qudas power plant near Baghdad, “We installed a third of a billion dollars’ worth of combustion turbines that can’t be fueled.” The fault for the debacle appears to be widely spread.