Monthly Archives: February 2019

TVA ignores Trump and retires Paradise (KY) coal power plant by December next year

February 14, 2019 by- John Blair, valleywatch.net editor The Tennessee Valley Authority board shunned the directions it was given earlier in the week by both Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump and voted 6-1 to retire the … Continue reading

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A Coal-to-Diesel Refinery Is the Last Straw for These Hoosiers

February 13, 2019 by Susan Cosier  in Our Stories/Midwest Dispatch at NRDC The air in southwestern Indiana is bad enough without the emissions from yet another proposed polluter. A towering billboard in southwestern Indiana greets drivers heading west on Interstate 64: “Governor Holcomb, please—No rotten egg smell! No more … Continue reading

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At a crossroads, Ohio River agency weighs dueling proposals on role

February 4, 2019 – by Keith Schneider for Energy News Network An industry-backed effort aims to end ORSANCO’s role in setting and enforcing pollution standards. In the course of his decorated career in environmental law, Tom FitzGerald tamed the scourge … Continue reading

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