Final four sites chosen for proposed FutureGen project

April 2007
Mining Engineering;Apr2007, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p57
Academic Journal
The article reports on the final four sites chosen for FutureGen Industrial Alliance initiative projects. The final four sites for the prototype cleanest fossil fuel fired power plant are: Mattoon, Illinois; Tuscola, Illinois; Heart of Brazos, Texas and; Odessa, Texas. The selection of the final site will take place in the second half of 2007. The key goal of the projects is to capture 90 percent of carbon dioxide produced by the proposed power plant.


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