Federal regulators are proposing that the largest coal-powered plants in Texas invest $2 billion in new technology to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions, a measure energy companies are likely to resist.
Mine owner Luminant says the accident happened Wednesday in Thermo, about 80 miles northeast of Dallas.
Energy Future Holdings is still not ready to file its already delayed annual report, the company said in a filing Tuesday with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Justice Department has filed a clean-air lawsuit against Dallas-based Luminant Generation over pollution from two coal-fired East Texas power plants.
Some people living near the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant are worried drought and increased water use could put them at risk.
The third tower of the old Luminant power plant was imploded Thursday morning in Coppell. City officials did not publicize the event because they did not want to attract a crowd.
The largest power generator in Texas has lost its federal appeals court challenge of a new federal clean-air rule.
When President Barack Obama visits Dallas next month, there’s no word on whether he’ll campaign publicly for his jobs bill.
Texas lawmakers have slammed the EPA over a new pollution rule they say will cause electricity shortages and cost hundreds of jobs. But it appears they are ignoring the agency’s attempts to work closely with energy providers to prevent problems.
The major electric power provider for much of North and West Texas says it is considering closing or reducing operations at some of its coal-fired plants to meet new federal clean-air rules.
There were some early fireworks in Collin County Friday morning. The Luminant Energy Company imploded a nearly 50-year-old power plant.
Not only are American nuclear power generators keenly aware of the problems with Japan’s smoldering nuclear reactors, they’re learning from them.