Big Fix for Five Midwest Plants

March 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;3/14/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 10, p16
Trade Publication
The article informs that an energy conglomerate based in Houston reached a clean air agreement with the U.S. government that will trigger the installation of more than $500 million worth of scrubber retrofits to five coal -burning power plants in Illinois. Dynegy Inc. will also spend $15 million on environmental mitigation projects and pay a $9-million fine to settle litigation filed in 1999 under the Clean Air Act. In a consent decree filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the utility agreed to invest $321 million in emission controls by 2010, with another $224 million to follow in 2011-2012.


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