By Steven Johnson | ECT Staff Writer Electric Co-op Today Editor’s note: In a special report, ECT.coop and RE Magazine look at the effect of EPA’s Clean Power Plan on a... Continue Reading ›
EPA rule puts Florida plant, community in jeopardy
Seminole Electric Cooperative's coal-fired generating station in Palatka could go dark if the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to control carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal plants becomes reality. At stake are the fates of about 300 employees at Seminole Generating Station, as well as 400 to 500 related jobs in Florida’s poorest county. Higher electric bills for cooperative members also would be a certainty.