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Defeat of coal expansion in SE Oklahoma!

PANAMA, OK -- The decision by AES to cancel plans to build a second coal-fired power plant in Panama is proof the handwriting is on the wall for burning coal to produce electricity.  Harlan Hentges of the Center for Energy Matters, the citizen-based group fighting the proposed expansion, says public outcry for newer, cleaner technologies is forcing companies to take a second look at how they generate electricity. Combined with today’s Obama Administration action to begin regulating carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, said Hentges.

Tue, 03/06/2012
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