Monday, February 09, 2009

Economic woes delay 'clean coal' plant in Ohio

A proposed "clean coal" power plant in Ohio is being delayed because of the state of the economy, but a vice president of American Electric Power says that the company is still interested in building the facility in Meigs County, Ohio. (Encarta map) "Plans for the project have been placed on hold repeatedly, due to cost recovery issues, construction costs and regulatory issues," reports Brian J. Reed of The Daily Sentinel in Pomeroy. AEP had hoped to have the facility up and running by 2010 but due to the setbacks construction is not scheduled to begin until 2011. (Read more)

2 comments:

Ali said...

There is no such thing as "clean coal." How about a solar plant instead so we are not all breathing in poisionous particals. This is environmental devastation.

Ali said...

There is no such thing as "clean Coal." This is envirnmental devistation no matter how you look at it. How about a solar plant instead so we aren't all breathing in the poisionous particals left behind by "clean coal."