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  1. EPA lays out scrubber-intensive haze plan for Texas coal plants

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    Wed, 26 Nov 2014

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Nov. 24 a proposed action to reduce emissions of SO2 from coal-fired power plants in Texas to improve visibility at parks and wilderness areas in Texas and Oklahoma.

  2. EPA: Coal power plants should spend $2B to cut emissions

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    Tue, 25 Nov 2014

    to spend more than $1 billion in upgrades to retrofit its coal plants . Luminant spokesman Brad Watson said Monday that the company ..... of environmental watchdog Public Citizen, said "these old coal plants are just too costly to continue." The EPA will issue a final

  1. German energy minister denies plan to shut down coal power plants

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    Tue, 25 Nov 2014

    Gabriel said in Berlin on Monday, dismissing claims that coal plants would be forcefully shut down, in a similar fate as befell ..... down completely. The Merkel government is emphasising that coal plants would bear about a third of the planned emission cuts in all

  2. Brazil seeks energy stability as coal and gas power auction commences

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    Thu, 27 Nov 2014

    last month, when the first federal contract was awarded for solar plants, the government is grouping all the projects together. That means gas and coal plants will compete head-to-head with clean-energy producers.

  3. Georgia developer still trying to build coal plant

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    Mon, 17 Nov 2014

    Washington would be one of just two planned coal plants in the United States to dodge pending ..... with gas-burning units. The only coal plants that could meet the proposed restrictions ..... regulators must decide how to treat coal plants that were in the works but not yet built

  4. Allied still trying to build coal power plant

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    Tue, 18 Nov 2014

    Washington would be one of just two planned coal plants in the United States to dodge pending ..... with gas-burning units. The only coal plants that could meet the proposed restrictions ..... regulators must decide how to treat coal plants that were in the works but not yet built

  5. The reliability, resilience of existing U.S. coal power fleet

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    Wed, 5 Nov 2014

    trade, and enabling more efficient, cleaner operations of coal plants internationally. Continued and accelerated RD&D is vital ..... environmental technologies and enhancing efficiency at existing coal plants could result in the creation of 44,000 to 110,000 jobs

  6. Coal-fired power plants storing less coal on site

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    Thu, 6 Nov 2014

    and applying that to the upcoming three months. EIA groups coal plants into three days-of-burn categories: those with less than ..... and ponds) and do not maintain stocks comparable to other coal plants . At the end of August 2014, the amount of coal capacity

  7. EIA: Coal stockpiles at coal-fired power plants lower than usual

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    Thu, 6 Nov 2014

    and applying that to the upcoming three months. EIA groups coal plants into three days-of-burn categories: those with less than ..... and ponds) and do not maintain stocks comparable to other coal plants . At the end of August 2014, the amount of coal capacity

  8. US-China climate deal aims to prod others to act

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    Wed, 12 Nov 2014

    roughly twice as fast during a five-year period starting in 2020. China, whose emissions are growing as it builds new coal plants , set a target for its emissions to peak by about 2030 - earlier if possible - with the idea being that its emissions would