EPA releases coal ash rule

EPA releases coal ash rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the agency will now consider coal ash on the same level as household waste as opposed to hazardous waste. Household garbage and coal ash are both listed in the solid waste category, a stretch from the hazardous waste classification.

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Video: Mary Powell is POWER-GEN 2014 Woman of the Year

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EPA unveils SO2 scrubber-reliant haze plan for Texas

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new regional haze SO2 reduction requirements for Texas based on a series of presumed scrubber installations and scrubber upgrades on 14 coal-fired power plant units.

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 Tucson Electric acquires stake in Gila gas power plant

Tucson Electric acquires stake in Gila gas power plant

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has acquired a portion of the output generated by the Gila River Power Station, a natural gas facility.

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 SCE chooses Holtec to store San Onofre used nuclear fuel

SCE chooses Holtec to store San Onofre used nuclear fuel

Southern California Edison (SCE) has awarded Holtec International a contract to store San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's used nuclear fuel in a robust underground facility.

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