More Power Plant Emissions News

Reducing Nox Emissions From The San Juan Generating Station

08/21/2014

Public Service of New Mexico and Sargent & Lundy provide a detailed look at the work being performed on two coal-fired units at the San Juan Generating Station.

Security in an Emergent Threat Environment: Industry Reaction

08/21/2014

This is Part II of a three-part series on power plant security.

Will Supreme Court Rulings Bolster EPA Authority?

08/21/2014

Two recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings have empowered the EPA to continue pursuing stricter limits on coal-fired power plants.

Carbon capture project planned for coal-fired unit in Texas

08/21/2014

Petra Nova Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of NRG Energy has formed a 50/50 joint venture with a subsidiary of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp. to build a $1 billion carbon capture project in Texas.

A CCS Expansion

08/21/2014

By most accounts, capturing and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) from a commercial-scale power plant is a risky undertaking due to the cost, liability and questions about the process.

Water intake resumes after Ohio River oil spill

08/20/2014

Ohio and Kentucky water districts have resumed taking water from the Ohio River after a fuel oil spill led them to stop doing so.

Update: Duke Energy crews cleaning up Ohio River oil spill

08/20/2014

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) workers made progress overnight after approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River at W.C. Beckjord coal-fired power station.

5K-8K gallons of fuel oil spills into Ohio River

08/20/2014

An estimated 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River, leading authorities to shut off water intake valves for both the Ohio and Kentucky sides of the waterway to protect water supplies, and a 15-mile section of the river was closed to allow cleanup.

Florida Gov. meets with climate scientists

08/19/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with climate scientists Tuesday.

Top 5 U.S. Coal Plant Heat Rates

08/19/2014

ClearSign, Aera Energy demonstrate NOx emissions control technology in California

08/19/2014

ClearSign Combustion Corp., a combustion and emissions control technology provider has entered into a Field Test Agreement with Aera Energy LLC to demonstrate and test its Duplex™ tile combustion technology in oil fields located in Kern County, California.

Duke Energy: 5,000 gallons of fuel oil spills into the Ohio River

08/19/2014

Approximately 5,000 gallons of fuel oil being transferred to the W.C. Beckjord Station accidently spilled into the Ohio River Monday night.

Basin Electric discusses carbon capture technology with DOE head

08/19/2014

Moniz learned about the technology used at the Synfuels Plant to convert coal into natural gas and other products, including carbon dioxide.

Luminant CEO says EPA air plan would cost Texas big

08/18/2014

The economic impact on Texas coal units from the re-dispatch from coal to gas is right in EPA's own modeling for the agency's Clean Power Plan, which would result in 72 million megawatt-hours of reduced output by the Texas coal fleet by 2020.

TEPCO to install additional water measures at Fukushima Daiichi

08/15/2014

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is installing two systems at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan that should significantly improve water management at the site.

SaskPower shuts down Boundary Dam coal-fired Unit 2

08/15/2014

Saskatchewan Power (SaskPower) will permanently close a coal-fired power unit next week.

Green Mountain Power begins construction on first-of-its-kind solar project

08/14/2014

Green Mountain Power began construction on a new $10 million solar power project that will generate clean energy that can be stored and used to power an emergency shelter at Rutland High School during a storm.

EPA settles two lawsuits over Colorado regional haze issues

08/13/2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a notice to be published in the Aug. 14 Federal Register that it will take 30 days of public comment on a settlement of lawsuits over coal-fired air emissions in Colorado.

Kellogg wants suppliers to report carbon emissions

08/13/2014

Kellogg said Wednesday it will step up efforts to reduce planet-warming emissions in its supply chain as part of a broader initiative designed to be more environmentally friendly.

Groups want Indianapolis Power & Light to test water

08/12/2014

Environmental, health and neighborhood groups on Monday called on Indianapolis Power & Light to test groundwater at eight coal ash lagoons they fear may be contaminating wells that supply water to residents on the city's south side.