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Sabic Innovative Plastics adds “cogeneration” facility freeing up considerable Vectren capacity

April 26, 2017 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor Sabic Innovative Plastics, (Formerly GE Plastics) in Mt. Vernon, IN has decided to partially wean itself from the Vectren grid by building their own electrical and steam generation plant onsite. Their … Continue reading

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Judge dismisses lawsuit against TVA over coal plant closing

February 10. 2015 – by Dave Flessner in the Times Free Press A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the coal industry against the Tennessee Valley Authority that tried to block TVA’s plans to shut down two of … Continue reading

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TVA’s Paradise coal plant, one of the dirtiest in the world to shutter two units-Great health news for the Tri-State

November 14, 2013-by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor Tennessee Valley Authority’s Board of Directors today, gave an early Thanksgiving and Christmas gift to Tri-State citizens’ health by announcing they would shut down two of the three units at the plant and … Continue reading

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Indiana Oil and Gas Director claims fracking is heavily regulated already

October 11, 2013 – by John Blair, valleywatch.net editor. Editor’s note: I must admit to a certain amount of skepticism when I deal with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources due to their really lax regulation of the coal industry and … Continue reading

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Most energy subsidies go to fossil and nukes, not clean energy as the corporatists would have you believe

November 7, 2012-by Daniel B. Botkin in E-The Environmental Magazine A persistent and common criticism of solar and wind energy is that they don’t pay their own way, but require government subsidies.  Discounting one-time allocations under the now infamous bailout … Continue reading

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What on Earth is the deal with Indiana Gasification? Or how do “conservatives” justify such leftist, authoritarian business models.

June 13, 2012 – By John Blair, valley watch.net editor It is doubtful that schemes to refine synthetic gas and liquids from coal will ever be economic, Indeed, only two countries have used such technology because they were desperate for … Continue reading

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