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Oregon lawmakers approve pioneering pro-climate coal bill

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers have given final approval to pioneering legislation that will eliminate coal from the state’s energy supply by 2030 and provide half of customers’ power with renewable sources by 2040. The measure passed by the Oregon Senate Wednesday underscores a leadership role on environmental issues the state has staked out over the years. The state ...

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Utility: Contractor dies at power plant construction site

Utility: Contractor dies at power plant construction site

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An electric utility says a contractor has died in a workplace accident at a central Indiana power plant. Indianapolis Power & Light contractor says the contractor died Wednesday morning at its Eagle Valley Generating Station in Morgan County. IPL says the death occurred at the construction site of the new combined-cycle gas turbine power station near ...

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Refinery: 2 contractors injured at Port Allen refinery

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PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) — Refinery officials say two contractors were taken to a hospital after they were injured while working near storage tanks at the facility in Port Allen. A spokesman for Placid Refining Company LLC says the workers were injured Wednesday. Rafael Bermudez says he had no details about the injuries. He said he had no details about ...

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Doddridge County gas well site shut down following fire

Antero Resources operated gas wells have been ordered to remain idle while the cause of a recent fire is investigated.

WEST UNION, W.Va. (AP) — Regulators say four Antero Resources natural gas wells in Doddridge County have been ordered to remain idle while investigators examine a recent fire, state regulators said. There were no injuries from the early Thursday fire, and no material appears to have spilled outside the containment area, Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelly Gillenwater told The ...

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