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Reid Gardner coal-fired power plant settle lawsuit

Vegas-area coal plant owners to pay $4.3M to settle lawsuit

07/30/2015 Operators of a coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas are agreeing to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination t...
07/30 Weekly Coal Production Report

07/30 Weekly Coal Production Report


The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released its U.S. coal production report for the week ending July 25.

Walker says EPA should be limited 'umbrella organization'

07/30/2015 Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Monday he would shift most of the responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protecti...

Report presents case for Wyoming wind power to California

07/30/2015 California regulators could achieve savings in water use, electricity rates and greenhouse emissions by turning to Wyoming wind power to ...
Portland General Electric says natural gas-fired power plant is 60% complete

Portland General Electric reports Carty plant 60% complete

07/29/2015 Portland General Electric Co. (NYSE:POR) said July 28 that construction of the 440-MW Carty natural gas-fired Carty baseload power plant ...
PSEG Fossil natural gas-fired generating facility proposed

PSEG Fossil pursues new gas-fired capacity to replace deactivated Edison units

07/29/2015 PSEG Fossil LLC has proposed a natural gas-fired generating facility located in Edison, New Jersey, under PJM Interconnection Queue Posit...
EPA must redo air pollution limits in 13 states

Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states

07/28/2015 A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that c...
East Kentucky Power Cooperative

East Kentucky Power Cooperative wants to buy lease on 594-MW Bluegrass plant

07/27/2015 East Kentucky Power Cooperative applied July 24 with the Kentucky Public Service Commission for approval to acquire and operate the exist...

Paying for Kemper power plant dominates PSC primary races

07/27/2015 For seven candidates contending in three primaries for seats on Mississippi's Public Service Commission, the issues in the race really bo...

Commission expects no major Michigan power shortfall in 2016


The Michigan Public Service Commission says it's unlikely there will be a significant power shortage in the state next year.

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