FutureGen Plan Scrapped

February 2015
Coal Age;Feb2015, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p6
Trade Publication
This article reports that the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama has suspended development funding for the proposed landmark project FutureGen 2.0, the country's first near-zero emissions coal-fueled power plant project in Illinois that would capture and store carbon dioxide. Topics discussed include the comment of Peabody Energy's chairman and chief executive officer Gregory Boyce regarding the need for the Obama administration to reconsider the funding suspension.


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