07 May '11, 5pm
State Line Power Station, A Dirty and Dangerous Relic, Will Soon Shut Down
State Line Power Station, A Dirty and Dangerous Relic, Will Soon Shut Down video via ran.org The US may lack a comprehensive climate and energy strategy to mitigate coal use and ramp up the use of renewable energy, but it does have the EPA and father time combining to put pressure on utilities to close down aging coal fired power plants now. The cost of a retrofit required by new national standards for nitrogen oxide and mercury emissions have influenced Virginia-based Dominion Resources to close the State Line Power Station, a plant first constructed in the 1920s. View the entire comment thread.