Coal Fired Power Plants

June 25, 2013--Obama Unveils Plan to Cut Carbon Pollution (Denver Busines Journal)

President Barack Obama today announced a sweeping plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants, following similar moves in Colorado. In a speech in Washington, Obama said action is needed to combat greenhouse gases to protect future generations.

December 23, 2011--Historic mercury regs from EPA a boon for health, the environment and jobs (Environmental News Network)

A few small drops of mercury can contaminate a 20-acre lake and the fish that happen to reside there, thanks to coal-fired plant emissions. That’s a major reason why the EPA’s decision to regulate the emissions of mercury, lead and other toxic pollutants from coal- and oil-fired plants is a major victory for the health and environmental welfare of the nation.

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