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PRC approves San Juan Generating Station plan

FARMINGTON — By a vote of 4-1, the state Public Regulation Commission on Wednesday approved a plan that allows the San Juan Generating Station to continue operating. The final PRC vote on the plan — a compromise that will bring the coal-fired power plant into compliance with federal haze regulations by shutting down two of its four generating units — ...

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Alabama Power moving on environmental regulations

Alabama Power staff said Tuesday regulations had helped make major cuts in two pollutants since 1996 and plans are to move ahead with closing ponds used to store ash residue from burning coal. At the same time, the staffers told a Public Service Commission administrative law judge that they were working to implement technology to meet new mercury pollution standards, ...

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