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The switch to natural gas from coal has some predicting a similar shift in the coming decades when new natural gas plants begin to age.
In Pennsylvania, some crypto-mining companies are taking advantage of incentives for burning waste coal and remediating former mineland.
More than 125 people will lose their jobs, and a labor leader cited Pa.’s expected entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative as a key factor. The plant’s CEO says “we did everything possible to maintain our operations.”
Coal communities in Pennsylvania and other Appalachian states receiving nearly $47 million for revitalization
Pennsylvania received millions of dollars for projects in communities affected by coal-related job losses.
Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, the Democrats’ large climate and health care bill, included one provision aimed at helping miners afflicted by black lung disease.
EPA data showed the plant emitted 608,000 tons of carbon dioxide in 2020, the equivalent of 129,000 cars on the road.