The EPA didn’t respond to requests to elaborate on the reasoning ... TVA was planning to retire a coal-fired power plant it operated in Memphis and replace it with a new natural gas generator. It needed a water source to cool the generator, …
Last month, the EPA circulated talking points instructing its staffers ... which remains when coal is burned in power plants and electricity is generated, is …
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An EPA draft would have automatically tightened limits ... which gradually became more stringent over the past decade and were designed to force power companies to clean up coal plants faster than federal regulations require. Ensuring …
Tables: Plants closing and ones that may close. They have predicted the EPA rules will kill coal as a power source and force blackouts, basing their argument on estimates from energy analysts, congressional offices, government …
The EPA has published a rule first proposed in September that would cap carbon emissions on new power plants and make construction of the kind of coal-powered plants currently in operation across much of the US illegal. The initiative …
by Ashe Schow | Sep 13, 2013, 12:00 AM Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email this article Share on LinkedIn Print this article Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.: “The Obama administration has been waging a war on coal and Kentucky …
These sweeping new rules effectively ban the construction of new coal-fired power plants. The EPA’s new emissions limits cap carbon emissions for coal plants at 1,100 pounds per megawatt hour , which is an unmeetable standard …
Other large coal-fired plants in Wyoming include Basin Electric’s Laramie River Station near Wheatland. The EPA plans to issue carbon pollution standards for existing power plants in June. At Dry Fork, Basin Electric has 16 acres available …
These planned coal plant retirements are, at least in part, due to Environmental Protection Agency Regulations governing air and water emissions from power plants. In particular, the EPA’s Mercury Air Toxic Standard, or MATS, …