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  1. Some states fear ‘2020 cliff’ under EPA Clean Power Plan

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    Wed, 15 Oct 2014

    that timeline, Hellwig said. Michigan as a state would prefer to see a “glide path” toward the final goal. A lot of coal plants will be shut down by 2030 but not necessarily by 2020. Such a compressed schedule will make compliance costs much higher

  2. Some states fear ‘2020 cliff’ under EPA power plant regulations

    Online Articles

    Wed, 15 Oct 2014

    meet that timeline, he said. Michigan as a state would prefer to see a “glide path” toward the final goal. A lot of coal plants will be shut down by 2030 but not necessarily by 2020. Such a compressed schedule will make compliance costs much higher

  1. Future of one of EU’s largest coal plants under scrutiny

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    Mon, 6 Oct 2014

    Longannet, one of the largest coal-fired power stations in Europe, is in danger of closure.

  2. Germany pledges to end development funding of new coal plants

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    Mon, 6 Oct 2014

    The German government has announced an end to development finance for new coal-fired power plants. The decision was announced at the UN Climate Change Summit in New York last week.

  3. EPA blames rise in 2013 carbon dioxide emissions on coal plants

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    EPA has just released its fourth year of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program data, detailing GHG trends and emissions broken down by industrial sector, geographic region and individual facilities

  4. Judge dismisses Nebraska lawsuit against EPA over power emissions rules

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    Thu, 9 Oct 2014

    proposed rule would set limits on the amount of carbon dioxide new plants will be allowed to emit, essentially requiring any new coal plants to install expensive carbon-capture technology. The rule has drawn strong criticism from many Republicans, especially

  5. Coal News: Oregon rejects Wyoming's appeal on coal port

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    Wed, 8 Oct 2014

    gathered last week in Gillette, Wyoming, for a rally in support of coal and against EPA regulations to cut emissions from coal plants . The event drew Mead and both of Wyoming's U.S. senators. However, Wyoming's coal export ambitions have run into

  6. A coal-fueled strategy to reduce Europe's dependence on Russian energy imports

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    see Table 1). Table 1. Retired coal plants Increased coal utilization would displace significant ..... 8 Thus, restarting recently retired coal plants is an attractive near-term opportunity ..... on Russian gas. Restarting retired coal plants would require relatively limited capital

  7. Keeping the lights on

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    Tue, 7 Oct 2014

    distributed energy resources and from utility-scale intermittent resources, coupled with a decrease in generation from coal plants , will change our energy use. Transmission lines will need to facilitate this new generation mix, continuing to deliver power

  8. UK to phase out older coal plants , government says

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    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    energy system. Cameron should use the next available opportunity to finally announce a clear expiry date for our polluting old coal plants .” While the UK government has not explicitly announced the phase-out policy before, and has not previously stated a position