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Austin’s Coal Plant gets its scrubbers … but,

Recently Austin's coal plant got its "scrubbers." Mike Sloan, Texas energy consultant and founder of PowerSmack.org says,  "Completion of the scrubbers at the Fayette coal plant is good news & bad news."


Mike Sloan

Summary:

  • CO2 emissions are still VERY high.
  • Significant new costs will delay Austin's leadership on climate protection.
  • According to Sierra Club the plant is still spewing record pollutants in numerous other categories.

 


Austin's coal plant is in Fayette County (near La Grange),
 providing Austin's least expensive electricity. 
 
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