Pennsylvania coal plants face big changes under planned EPA pollution-control rules

Aug 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Environmental Justice, Featured Story, Legislation

Pennsylvanians would benefit the most, said the EPA’s Sam Napolitano, director of the Clean Air Markets Division. That is because of a high population base and potentially large emission reductions here and upwind.

As for Pennsylvania’s plants, most upgrades have been made at the newer and larger ones. So about 65 percent of the state’s coal-fired generating capacity already has controls that would meet the new regulations, said Douglas Biden, president of the Electric Power Generation Association, a Pennsylvania industry group.

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