Posts Tagged with "power plants"

EPA’s New Rule: Yet Another Reason to Quit Coal

Thursday, July 7, 2011

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EPA’s New Rule: Yet Another Reason to Quit Coal

This morning the EPA gave us some news we’ve been waiting a long time for. Administrator Lisa Jackson announced The Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, a critical regulation that mandates strict limits on soot and smog emissions from coal-fired power plants. In the words of the EPA, this rule “will protect communities that are home to [...]

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Chicago for Clean Power

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Chicago for Clean Power

Guest blogger, Liz Nerat from RAN Chicago, writes about their campaign work to pass a Clean Power Ordinance and retire Fisk power plant in Chicago

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Coal-fired Power Plant Renaissance Just a Bunch of Hot Air

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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There has been a flurry of discussion about a new coal-fired power plant boom, sparked by this article last week by Matthew Brown for the Associated Press, and continuing on the New York Times blog today. According to these articles, more than 30 traditional coal plants, representing 17GW of power, have been built since 2008 [...]

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