Pennsylvania To Be First To Include Coal Waste In Renewable Energy Plan

October 20, 2004
The Pennsylvania legislature is poised to pass the nation's first renewable portfolio standard (RPS) that would include electricity generated by fossil fuels including coal waste. Gov. Edward Rendell (D) strongly supports using coal waste as a renewable fuel and is unlikely to sign such a measure unless it is included, sources tracking the issue say. The plan to promote the use of coal waste-fueled electricity has attracted the opposition of some state environmental groups, which say there is no data...

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