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PPL permits gas firing at big Brunner Island coal plant

09/29/2014 The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in a notice in the Sept. 27 Pennsylvania Bulletin that it plans to issue an ...

EPA chief: carbon caps will boost economy

09/26/2014 In a speech in Washington, on Thursday, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) administrator Gina McCarthy said that the agency's ...

Weekly Coal Production

09/25/2014 The Weekly Coal Production Report has been updated for the week ended September 20, 2014.

Duke Energy to invest $10M to clean up waterways, Dan River area

09/25/2014 Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has created a $10 million Water Resources Fund to cleanup waterways across five states. The fund also includes $1...

Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate

09/24/2014 The only thing rising faster than heat-trapping gases Tuesday were the statements of urgency by world leaders, who told each other at a U...

Duke Energy says it will close SC coal ash pits

09/24/2014 Duke Energy told state regulators Tuesday it plans to remove coal ash from one of its South Carolina waste pits and close two more at a p...

Foster Wheeler to upgrade coal-fired power plant’s emission controls

09/23/2014 Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) said one of the company’s units was awarded a contract to optimize the wet flue gas desulfurization (wfg...

Construction of natural gas-fired power plant in Wyoming reaches milestone

09/23/2014 Black Hills Power and Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power, both subsidiaries of Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH), achieved a key milestone in t...

Slideshow: 2013 Top 5 Cleanest Coal Plants - SO2

09/22/2014 Peabody Energy recently ranked the top 5 cleanest burning coal-fired power plants in the U.S. under three categories: SO2 emissions, NOx ...

Preliminary study says West can withstand 7,000 MW of coal retirements

09/22/2014 A preliminary technical report released Sept. 19 by the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) suggests that the regional grid c...

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