EGEB: One of the US' newest coal plants declares bankruptcy

Apr 17, 2020 · The nine-year-old, 700-megawatt Longview Power Plant was one of the newest, most efficient coal-burning plants in the country. It was commissioned in December 2011 at a cost of $2.1 billion.

Report: Utilities Plan to Keep Coal Plants Running

25/1/2021 · The Sierra Club report published Jan. 25, based on a review of integrated resource plans (IRPs) from the 50 U.S. utilities most invested in coal-fired and natural gas-fired power plants, said ...

Map: Meet the Power Plants | Earthjustice

Power Plants Likely Covered by the Toxics Rule Outside the Contiguous U.S.: IPM modeling did not include generation outside the contiguous U.S., where EPA is aware of only two facilities that would be subject to the coal-fired requirements of the final rule. Given the limited number of potentially impacted facilities, limited availability of ...

Coal Power Impacts | Union of Concerned Scientists

Coal impacts: water pollution. When you burn charcoal in your grill at home, ash is leftover. The same is true for coal-fired power plants, which produce more than 100 million tons of coal ash every year. More than half of that waste ends up in ponds, lakes, landfills, and other sites where, over time, it can contaminate waterways and drinking water supplies.

PolitiFact | Viral Facebook post on number of coal plants

Viral Facebook post on number of coal plants is wrong If you're ticked off about the number of coal plants in the world, don't point your finger at the United States, suggests a misleading Facebook...

Coal power plants in the U.S. are closing. Here are the ones

The utility majority-owns half a dozen coal plants and serves customers in Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and a small portion of California. As recently as 2015, PacifiCorp planned to ...

The demolition of the largest coal-fired power plant in the

The demolition of the largest coal-fired power plant in the Western US brings reflection, hope to the northern Navajo Nation Zak Podmore 12/19/2020 Trump revokes ethics ban on aides as he exits ...

Coal's Decline Continues with 13 Plant Closures Announced in

May 27, 2020 · America is continuing its exodus from coal. Alliant Energy Corp. announced Friday it will close its coal-fired Edgewater power plant outside Sheboygan, Wis., in 2022. A few weeks earlier, Great...

Coal power in the United States - Wikipedia

Mapping Every Power Plant in the United States - Visual

The United States has 400 coal-fired power plants that generate 30% of the nation’s electricity. Coal produces the majority of energy in 13 sates, but thanks to America’s Clean Power Plan, a whopping 111 plants have been shut down since 2015. Natural Gas Power Map.