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Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

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Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

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Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

Tesla Battery Factory Could Be A Boon For Nevada

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Tesla Motors recently chose Nevada for its massive battery factory in exchange for one of the biggest incentives packages in recent history. The factory will be built in a rural area about an hour east of Reno with little infrastructure and years of high unemployment. Small communities are scrambling to prepare for a wave of speculators, businesses and people.

These story first aired on Morning Edition on Dec. 29, 2014.