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Silence of the trains: EPA to shutter 200 coal-fired power plants

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A June 2012 report from the Institute for Energy Research states that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will close more than 200 coal-fired power plants around the nation that will be a loss of 34 gigawatts (GW) of electricity now generated by those plants. Natural gas fired-plants will replace the coal-fired facilities according to the institute.


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