TransAlta http://kplu.org en Northwest's largest coal-fired plant to shut down by 2025 http://kplu.org/post/northwests-largest-coal-fired-plant-shut-down-2025 <p>It&#39;s 14 years off in the future. But a compromise deal will shut down the Northwest&#39;s largest coal-fired power plant near Centralia. <a href="http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=5769">Legislation</a> is headed to the governor&#39;s desk following a vote Thursday in the Washington senate. Fri, 22 Apr 2011 22:12:27 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1259 at http://kplu.org Northwest's largest coal-fired plant to shut down by 2025 Northwest’s largest coal-fired power plant agrees to shut down by 2025 http://kplu.org/post/northwest%E2%80%99s-largest-coal-fired-power-plant-agrees-shut-down-2025 <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-956193.mp3</p><p>The owner of the largest coal-fired power plant in the Northwest has agreed to phase out coal-burning by the end of 2025.</p><p>Washington&rsquo;s governor and environmental groups announced an agreement with TransAlta Corporation Saturday. Within hours, the Washington State Senate <a href="http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=5769&amp;year=2011">passed a bill</a> to turn the deal into law.</p><p> Mon, 07 Mar 2011 15:50:13 +0000 Tom Banse & KPLU News Staff 937 at http://kplu.org Northwest’s largest coal-fired power plant agrees to shut down by 2025