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Reducing emissions proposed

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By Associated Press

FARMINGTON–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has plans to reduce emissions at two New Mexico power plants.
A public hearing will be held Thursday at San Juan College in Farmington to discuss proposed pollution controls on the San Juan Generating Station’s coal-fired units to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides by about 83 percent. Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities owns a part of the San Juan Generating Station. Public Service Company of New Mexico said the EPA plan likely would cost $1 billion or more to implement and would boost electric rates for customers.
The 1,800-megawatt plant — which is New Mexico’s single largest source of electricity — would have three years to install controls.
Furthermore, Federal officials unveiled a plan Friday to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions at the Four Corners Power Plant where the Arizona Public Service four months ago proposed installing strict pollution-control measures. Under the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest proposal, smog-causing nitrogen oxides would be reduced from 45,000 tons per year to 5,800 tons per year, a reduction of 3,200 fewer tons from the federal agency’s initial plan.
The EPA said the latest plan would reduce emissions by 87 percent, rather than 80 percent as initially proposed.


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