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April 15, 2008

Texas coal-fired power plant delayed

Good news for right now in Texas. Plans for a new coal-fired power plant in Limestone County, Texas, were put on hold by state administrative law judges (ALJs) conducting a permit proceeding over the proposed air pollution control permit for the plant.

The proposed coal plant - actually a third unit at an existing coal facility in Limestone County - would generate 800 megawatts of electric power by burning up to 4.3 million tons of coal per year.

Read more in this Fort Worth Star Telegram article and in this Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter press release.

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