Shawnee Fossill Power Plant http://wkms.org en TVA Touts Compliance After Pollutant Report http://wkms.org/post/tva-touts-compliance-after-pollutant-report <p>A coalition of environmental and clean water groups, including the Sierra Club, released a new report Tuesday highlighting the need for strong Environmental Protection Agency standards to limit toxic water pollution from Kentucky coal plants, including west Paducah’s Shawnee Fossil Plant.</p><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:55:26 +0000 John Null 33342 at http://wkms.org TVA Touts Compliance After Pollutant Report TVA Eyes Closing Power Units at Shawnee Fossil Plant, Other Coal Facilities http://wkms.org/post/tva-eyes-closing-power-units-shawnee-fossil-plant-other-coal-facilities <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">TVA’s Shawnee Fossil Plant faces an uncertain future as the Knoxville-based utility company begins retiring coal-powered energy plants.</span></p><p></p><p>Yesterday, as part of an ongoing effort to&nbsp;<a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-environmental-foundation-study-health-impacts-shawnee-power-plant" target="_blank"><strong>clean up non-renewable energy stations</strong></a>, TVA announced plans to retire 18 of 59 fossil units region-wide by 2018.</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 19:37:45 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31640 at http://wkms.org TVA Eyes Closing Power Units at Shawnee Fossil Plant, Other Coal Facilities Kentucky Environmental Foundation To Study Health Impacts Of Shawnee Power Plant http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-environmental-foundation-study-health-impacts-shawnee-power-plant <p></p><p>The Kentucky Environmental Foundation will conduct a health impact assessment on the retrofitting or retirement of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Shawnee Fossil Plant near Paducah.</p><p>The Kentucky Environmental Foundation is an environmental advocacy group based in Richmond, Ky. with a history of working on chemical weapons issues surrounding the Blue Grass Army Depot. Recently it has become more involved in clean energy and chemical safety. KEF Energy and Health Coordinator Deborah Payne says the assessment comes at a time of change for the Plant and the assessment will be taking that into account. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 20:06:51 +0000 John Walker 30068 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Environmental Foundation To Study Health Impacts Of Shawnee Power Plant