Memphis, TN – In this week's issue of The Memphis News, reporters Bill Dries and Andy Meek look closely how the Memphis City School system is faring as it works through the issues raised by the Memphis City Council and the Memphis City Schools Board.
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Memphis, TN – Despite talk of future CO2 regulation increases and global warming concerns, coal-fired power plants provide more than half of America's electricity. While the nation is looking into alternatives to fossil fuels, a new coal-fired plant is under construction near Memphis.
The Earth Policy Institute and the Department of Energy report that in 2007 59 proposed coal-fired power plants were abandoned, put on hold or canceled.