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APS proposes compromise for Cholla Power Plant


The coal-fired Cholla Power Plant in Joseph City, Ariz., will close its 260-megawatt Unit 2 by April 2016 and stop burning coal at the other APS-owned units (1 and 3) by the mid-2020s if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves a compromise proposal offered by APS, the plant’s owner. APS also will ask the… Read More →

EPA rule puts Arizona plants on track to upgrade

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had outlined a final plan for upgrades at three Arizona coal-fired power plants. The agency on Friday followed through with a proposal to partially reject Arizona’s air quality plan. It came up with one of its own to control nitrogen oxide emissions that impair visibility at 18 national parks and… Read More →