Alcatraz Goes Green (Slideshow Version)
Topics: Energy, Environment
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Alcatraz, the iconic former prison in San Francisco Bay, goes green. Extra stimulus funds have made it possible to replace two aging diesel generators with solar panels that will power up to 60 percent of the island. Amy Standen reports on how the National Park Service plans to hide more than 1300 dark blue solar panels from public view.
- National Park Service Projects Funded under the American Recovery and Reinvesment Act of 2009
- Museum Collections at The Rock: Alcatraz Island
- Golden Gate National Recreation Area
- Reporter's Notes: Alcatraz Goes Green