No New Coal Plants

TXU, notorious polluter and builder of nasty coal plants, gets bought out and scraps plans to build 8 coal plants due to heavy pressure from environmentalists.

In this endearing tale of buyouts and stock options, the environmentalists and the private equity guys learn to play nice and compromise; everyone is happy. Yay!

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