Coal Emissions & Control Systems

Coal emission control technologies and regulatory issues behind reducing carbon emission levels at coal-fired power plants.

Coal Emission Control News

Xcel Suggests Early Retirement of 2 Sherco Coal Units, Combined-Cycle Replacement

10/05/2015 Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL), due in part to the U.S. Environmental Protectio...

Georgia Power Permanently Closing All 29 of Company's Ash Ponds

10/02/2015 Georgia Power is preparing to permanently close all 29 of the company’s ...

China Plans to Launch National Cap-and-Trade Program

09/25/2015 China is preparing to announce plans to launch a national system to limi...

Sierra Club Sues EPA Over Haze from Louisiana Coal Plants

09/23/2015 The Sierra Club is suing the Environmental Protection Agency to force th...

Coal-Fired Unit at Kentucky's Elmer Smith Power Plant Set to Retire in Coming Years

09/23/2015 Owensboro Municipal Utilities will shut down Unit 1 of the Elmer Smith P...

Notre Dame Says Plan to Stop Burning Coal Pays for Itself

09/22/2015 The Sierra Club said Notre Dame was the 35th U.S. university since 2012 ...

NRG's Avon Lake Power Plant to Continue Burning Coal

09/21/2015 NRG announced last Friday it would continue to burn coal at its Avon Lak...

EPA Works Out Deal to Settle Lawsuit Over 2 PacifiCorp Coal Plants in Utah

09/21/2015 The proposed consent decree establishes proposed and final deadlines for...

Court Clears Duke Energy Plan to Clean More Coal-Ash Pits

09/15/2015 Duke Energy has asked to add three power plants to the list of four plan...

Kansas Gets 1st Combined-Cycle Power Plant with Conversion of Coal-Fired Plant

09/11/2015 Empire District Electric Co.’s Riverton Power Plant is in the process of...

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