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Power Plant In Shippingport Could See Temporary Shut Down

The battle lines have been drawn over coal, and the carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants like the one in Homer City have become the focus.

08/07/2014

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Peters Township Homeowners Object to Tree Trimming By FirstEnergy

Plans by FirstEnergy to trim trees along a transmission line in Peters Township has drawn the ire of homeowners.

06/30/2014

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State Orders Ash Waste Dump Shut Down

Little Blue is a two-square mile lagoon containing untold tons of coal combustion waste, and folks who live nearby say it’s made their lives a misery.

04/03/2014

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DEP Cites Deficiencies In FirstEnergy’s Plan To Clean Up Little Blue Run

From the air it might look like an inviting lake, but Little Blue Run is filled with fly ash and calcium sulfate trapped at FirstEnergy’s Bruce Manfield Plant seven miles away.

10/17/2013

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2 FirstEnergy Coal-Fired Plants To Close Next Week

FirstEnergy says it will close two coal-fired power plants in southwestern Pennsylvania as scheduled next week with no expectations that they will be sold or reopened under stricter environmental regulations.

10/04/2013

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