All posts tagged "power plants"
Puerto Rico utility union requests meeting with gov to discuss stalled collective bargaining
Powerplants break down amid peaking hurricane season
- Posted September 3, 2019
Scientists say cost of capturing CO2 declining
The U.S. has successfully cut other smokestack pollutants, including sulfur, nitrogen and mercury.
- Posted October 10, 2017
Trump administration to terminate Obama’s climate plan
Pruitt was among about two-dozen attorney generals who sued to stop President Barack Obama’s push to limit carbon emissions.
- Posted October 9, 2017
States Face Off over Future of Obama Global Warming Plan
ALBANY, N.Y. – Two weeks after officials in two dozen states asked Republican President-elect Donald Trump to kill one of Democratic President Barack Obama’s signature plans to curb global warming, another group of state officials is urging...
- Posted December 30, 2016
Driven by Power Outages and Savings, Towns Look to Microgrid
ALBANY, N.Y. — An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic step by pulling its municipal buildings entirely off the electric grid. The...
- Posted February 7, 2016
Stopping Natural Gas Leak Near Los Angeles is a Complex Fix
LOS ANGELES – A tricky fix is in the works to plug a massive gas leak from an underground storage well that has sickened residents of a Los Angeles neighborhood for 11 weeks. Gas company workers are...
- Posted January 10, 2016
US Coal Production Falls to Lowest Level in Nearly 30 Years
WASHINGTON – U.S. coal production has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 30 years as cheaper sources of power and stricter environmental regulations reduce demand, according to preliminary government figures. A report released Friday by the...
- Posted January 8, 2016
European Banks Disburse $200M for Santo Domingo Thermoelectric Plant
SAN JUAN – A pool of European banks disbursed $200 million in financing toward the construction of the Punta Catalina thermoelectric plant in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic’s state-owned electric utility announced Tuesday. The Dominican Corporation of...
- Posted January 5, 2016