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Reducing Nox Emissions From The San Juan Generating Station


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


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

Will Supreme Court Rulings Bolster EPA Authority?


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


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


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


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


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


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


Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with climate scientists Tuesday.

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ClearSign, Aera Energy demonstrate NOx emissions control technology in California


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.