"The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians thought coal ash from a nearby plant was killing them off; so they fought back."
"MOAPA, NEVADA – Surita Hernandez leaned against the frame of her front door, looking nowhere in particular. Some of her brood played on a stack of tossed mattresses. Her husband’s contagious cackle erupted from across the street.
'There's been just so many deaths from people right here on the reservation,' she said matter-of-factly, a light breeze rustling through her waist-length black hair. 'Growing up, I don't remember going to so many funerals.'
Hernandez believes a nearby coal-fired power plant is killing her people."