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Florida Coal Plant Gets Cancelled

Florida Coal Plant Gets Cancelled

December 23, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Seminole Electric Cooperative, the third largest power generator in Florida, will not go through with a 750 MW coal-fired power plant it planned to build 50 miles south of Jacksonville. Two 650-MW coal-fired generating units are already on the site. Long-term regulations and prices for pollution emissions were the reasons given. That news caps off […]

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Hundreds Protest Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Hundreds Protest Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

December 10, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Yesterday about 300 environmental activists gathered outside the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection headquarters, calling for an end to blasting on Coal River Mountain. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. addressed the rally, which was organized by Coal River Mountain Watch, and said that mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia is a crime, and that if the […]

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