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Obama EPA regulations kill 15 power plants, 480 jobs in Georgia

Obama EPA regulations kill 15 power plants, 480 jobs in Georgia | WashingtonExaminer.com
Via washingtonexaminer.com » Submitted On Sat, 01/12/2013 - 12:32pm by Buster Bunker

Georgia Power asked state regulators for permission to shut down 15 power plants yesterday, claiming new regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) make the plants too expensive to run. The 15 coal-, oil- and natural gas-fired power plants currently produce 2,061 megawatts (MW) for Georgia energy consumers.

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