Utilities Continue Building Old-Style Coal Plants Despite Public Outcry

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Construction of old-style coal plants stretches across the country.

Utilities across the country are building dozens of old-style coal plants that will cement the industry’s standing as the largest industrial source of climate-changing gases for years to come.   An Associated Press examination of Energy Department records and information provided by utilities and trade groups shows that more than 30 traditional coal plants have been built since 2008 or are under construction.

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