DOE Gives Environmental OK To $1.7B Clean-Coal Project

Law360, New York (January 16, 2014, 5:48 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday gave an environmental thumbs-up to a planned $1.68 billion clean-coal power plant in Illinois, in which the agency proposes to invest approximately $1 billion in federal stimulus money and other funding to finance its development.

The DOE's Office of Fossil Energy issued a record of decision based on a final environmental impact statement issued in October for the blockbuster FutureGen 2.0 clean-coal project, designed to capture and store 90 percent of its carbon emissions by the third year of...
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