February 2011, Vol. 238 No. 2

In The News

Nearly One-Fifth Of U.S. Coal Fleet Could Retire By 2020

ICF International’s latest Energy Outlook reports that new regulations being developed by the Environmental Protection Agency will affect U.S. energy markets over the next 20 years and projects that nearly 20% of the coal fleet could retire in response to new air, waste, and water regulations over the next 10 years. Among the Outlook’s findings: Exports will play an increasingly important role in U.S. coal markets, but Central Appalachian coal production will decline because of increased safety and regulatory scrutiny; Northern Appalachian and Illinois Basin coal production will increase as exports continue to expand and more coal plants are retrofitted with scrubbe

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