Posts tagged coal

April 16, 2014

 

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Federal Court Upholds EPA Emission Standards

In 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency put emission standards in place for coal fired power plants, and Indiana is one state appealing the new rules.

March 11, 2014

 

The Perry K Steam Plant in Indianapolis would burn only gas, making the century-Long coal burning practice come to an end

Indianapolis Steam Plant Receives Last Coal Shipment

The Perry K Steam Plant is converting from coal to natural gas to comply with new Environmental Protection Agency emission standards.

February 5, 2014

 

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Report: Large Water Resources Lie Untapped In Indiana Mines

A report from the Indiana Geological Survey estimates up to 172 billion gallons of untapped water is being held in the state’s underground mines.

November 29, 2013

 

Gibson power plant

People Less Likely To Support Carbon Capture If It’s Nearby

A new study suggests Hoosiers support underground carbon capture programs, but they wouldn't want such a power plant near them.

October 23, 2013

 

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Train Derails Near Bloomington, No Injuries Reported

Six out of 101 train cars derailed early Wednesday morning, causing some power outages.

September 20, 2013

 

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EPA Proposes Carbon Emission Standards For New Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency says the standards will help combat climate change, but Governor Mike Pence says the proposal could hurt Indiana's economy.

September 5, 2013

 

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State Supreme Court Hears Coal Gasification Plant Case

A coal to natural gas plant that could be built in Rockport is in the hands of the Indiana Supreme Court.

July 31, 2013

 

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Group Opposes Proposed Coal Mine Near Patoka Wildlife Refuge

An Evansville-based coal company plans to create a new surface mine in southwestern Indiana near the Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge.

June 28, 2013

 

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Climate Action Plan Could Cost Hoosiers

Indiana ranked 7th in the nation for coal production in 2010, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

June 10, 2013

 

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Duke Energy Edwardsport Coal Gasification Plant Operational

The coal gasification plant that has been in construction for the past five years is operating commercially.

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