• BBC World Service1:00 am to 6:00 am

Menu Schedule Links

Signal Status

There are currently no events to display.

1409_Sustainable-Chef-banner

Coal Plant To Reopen Near Denali

By | October 5, 2012 - 10:43 am

The Healy coal powered electric plant could be back online within two years. Golden Valley Electric in Fairbanks spent $50 million on the plant, which sits just outside of Denali National Park. The EPA is giving them 18 months to install $40 million worth of pollution controls. The utility also plans on spending $20 million to improve the safety of the operations. The experimental “clean coal” plant operated briefly in the late 1990s before closing in 2000 because of safety and reliability concerns.

You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.