Tagged: Coal Power

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Explosion at Power Plant along the Missouri River

WESTON, Mo. — A small fire and explosion rocked the KCP&L’s Iatan coal-fired power plant in Platte County on Wednesday morning. According to authorities, the explosion and fire occurred on the fourth floor of...

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Black Hills to shutter some coal-fired plants

Black Hills Corp. said Monday that its utilities will close some older coal-fired power plants because it would cost too much to bring them in compliance with new federal and state environmental regulations. The...

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Coal: The biggest climate victory you never heard of

Coal is going down in the United States, and that’s good news for the Earth’s climate. The US Energy Information Administration has announced that coal, the dirtiest and most carbon-intensive conventional fossil fuel, generated...

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Obama’s war on coal hits your electric bill

Obama’s War on Coal has already taken a remarkable toll on coal-fired power plants in America. Last week the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported a shocking drop in power sector coal consumption in the...