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January ’14 cold pushes retiring plant capacity above 50%

We have been saying this for some time now, EPA regulations that are forcing so many #coal plants to close will place real people in danger. Most of the plants slated for retirement over the next few years were needed … Continue reading

16. June 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Upcoming, Recent Coal-Fired Power Unit Retirements

By Michael Niven and Neil Powell With a 2015 deadline looming for compliance with the U.S. EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, U.S. power generators are continuing to refine their plans for noncompliant coal units, albeit in relatively slow and … Continue reading

28. February 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Coal plant retirements

SNL has published a new study that outlines confirmed coal plant closures. The report notes that, “U.S. power companies have formalized plans to retire 30,321 MW of coal-fired capacity between 2012 and 2021.” Click here to read the rest of … Continue reading

17. August 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Anti-Coal agenda hurting the country

There is an interesting article by Daniel Kish on USNews.com that joins the rapidly growing list of articles and papers explaining the profound negative economic and social impacts of the oncoming EPA train wreck. For those who may have missed the … Continue reading

26. July 2011 by Jason Hayes
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