Skip to comments.Environmentalists cheer, employees jeer: plant likely closing (War on Coal)
Posted on 10/02/2012 7:20:33 AM PDT by TChris
CASTLE GATE, Carbon County One of Utah's most prominent industrial landmarks may be on the verge of a permanent shutdown, done in by its own scenic setting.
Rocky Mountain Power has warned employees and public officials to expect the likely closure of the company's Carbon Power Plant in the next two to three years.
"It's probable," company spokesman Dave Eskelsen said Monday. "I think people need to be prepared for that."
A cleanup deadline is looming in the year 2015 for reductions in emissions of mercury, nitrogen-oxides, sulfur-dioxide and particles of ash.
"There's simply not enough room in the canyon here to install the scrubber (and) the fabric filter that would be required to allow it to operate past the deadline," Eskelsen said.
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If you still have a job, thank God.
If you don’t, thank Obama......................
News like this is what I share with my customers when they ask me why my prices keep climbing, and yes some of them are Obama voters.
We’ll see how the greenies cheer when the lights go out.
Slim to none and Slim just left town.
Let's make sure we don't find any more coal reserves. We already have enough national monuments.
With a right administration? Fair to middlin'.
With an administration run by anyone currently running for office? Essentially zero.
We won't find out after this election - neither is "the right administration"... one is somewhat less bad than the other.
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