Monday, October 23, 2006

Coal Is Not Going Anywhere

All of the talk about global warming has not stopped or even slowed down the coal-fired power plant industry. They plan to build coal-fired plants just as fast as they can. A new report documents that growth: "Tracking New Coal-Fired Power Plants: Coal's Resurgence in Electric Power Generation."

The report projects 154 additional coal-fired power plants costing $137 billion to fuel 93 million homes by 2030. It gives the proposed new plants, capacity and investments by state.

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