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A Buffalo Business article attributed the sale to the ... coal power plants with ... for illegally dumping waste Guayama coal-fired power plant.


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Reliant's New Pennsylvania Plant to Showcase Clean Coal ...


It is anticipated that any coal required to supplement the waste coal will be purchased from the Pennsylvania market. [Native Advertisement] In the plant's first 15 years, more than 40 million tons of coal refuse will be removed from sites in Cambria, Indiana, and Somerset counties.


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Shuttered coal plant fixer-uppers for sale all over the U ...


Duke's extensive work on remediation of stored coal waste, in compliance with state and federal regulations, goes on "regardless of any planned plant modifications," Crawford added. The Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) has converted three of five coal units at its North Omaha facility to natural gas.


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Waste Coal Power Plants - SlideServe


The 521-megawatt Seward plant, built on the site of a 1921 coal-fired power plant that was retired in 2003, will use those piles of waste coal as fuel to produce more electricity than the old plant, with significantly lowered emission rates.


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Fitch downgrades bonds for Colver waste coal power plant ...


Fitch Ratings said Jan. 23 that, due to concerns about an "aging" power plant that fires waste coal, it has downgraded the ratings on the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority's $169m aggregate series F resource recovery revenue refunding bonds due 2018 to 'BB' from 'BB+'.


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Access road to coal waste site may be moved | TribLIVE


Plans are for the waste coal -- once commonly referred to as boney -- to be taken to a power plant in Venango County that is equipped to burn low-grade coal. Ash from the plant described as "beneficial" will be returned to the site to neutralize acid mine drainage, according to Scott Jones, a DEP geologist.


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Homer City Generating Station - Wikipedia


Homer City Generating Station is a 2-GW coal-burning power station near Homer City, in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA. It is majority-owned by General Electric and operated by NRG Energy . Units 1 and 2, rated at 660 MWe, began operation in 1969.


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Power plant to burn up coal waste - US news - …


Power lines carry electricity from Reliant Energy's commercial waste-coal plant in Seward, Pa. It is a cheap source of fuel whose supply seems guaranteed for the foreseeable future. Reliant estimates there are 100 million tons of waste coal within 50 miles of the site, and 250 million tons statewide.


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Coal Combustion Wastes - Ground Truth Trekking


The Chena power plant in Fairbanks uses a different contractor to dispose of their coal combustion wastes, but they go to the same location. Environmental Impacts As noted above, coal combustion wastes may contain a number of hazardous compounds.


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Turning the lights back on – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ...


Eleven power plants in Pennsylvania have shut down units that burned coal to generate electricity. Some of these sites continue to generate power from other types of fuel. More closures are certain and other shifts likely: The 105-megawatt Colver waste coal plant in Cambria County has set a September 2020 date for retirement.


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As coal-fired power plants switch off, new businesses …


In Pennsylvania, 11 power plants have shut down coal-fired generating units since 2010 and another three have converted to run on natural gas. More closures are certain and other shifts likely: The 105-megawatt Colver waste coal plant in Cambria County has set a September 2020 date for retirement.


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Coal waste - SourceWatch


EIP report says Pennsylvania coal ash dump is not adequately protected against groundwater ... which can be used to store toxic coal waste from power plants, ...


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As Coal-Fired Power Plants Switch Off, New Businesses ...


In Pennsylvania, 11 power plants have shut down coal-fired generating units since 2010 and another three have converted to run on natural gas. More closures are certain and other shifts likely: The 105-megawatt Colver waste coal plant in Cambria County has set a September 2020 date for retirement.


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