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Petitioners plead for coal plant closure

LAKELAND — Members of Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign bolstered their earlier economic case to scrap Lakeland Electric’s McIntosh coal-burning Unit 3 generator with arguments for its closure. The group, part of a national campaign to wean the nation off coal, delivered 727 petitions to the City Commission calling for the 364-megawatt coal burner’s demise, presumably signed by residents in ...

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16 states get extension on plan to meet new carbon dioxide emissions standards

BISMARCK, N.D. — The federal agency mandating a significant reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fueled power plants in North Dakota is giving the state more time to submit an implementation plan. Environmental Protection Agency officials have agreed to move the deadline from September 2016 to the fall of 2018, North Dakota’s congressional delegation said in a joint statement after ...

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Gas plant opening marks ‘new era’ for N.D. industry

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Amy Dalrymple | Forum Communications TIOGA, N.D. – The expansion of the Hess Corp. Tioga Gas Plant will significantly reduce natural gas flaring and could be North Dakota’s gateway to the petrochemical industry. State and company officials gathered here Monday to celebrate the completion of the plant’s expansion, which more than doubles the plant’s processing capacity. The expanded gas plant now ...

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House Republicans Fighting What They Call Obama’s ‘War On Coal’

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by  MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — In a long-expected skirmish, House Republicans are moving to block President Barack Obama’s plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants. A bill targeting the power plant rule is slated for a vote on the House floor Thursday as GOP lawmakers fight back against what they call the Obama administration’s “war on coal.” ...

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