The Bridger coal-fired electric power plant in Wyoming is the largest carbon emitter in the region. Under the EPA Clean Power Plan Wyoming will have to come up with a plan to reduce its carbon emissions by 2030 that may include trading with Idaho, whose customers get about 40 percent of their electricity from coal plants in surrounding states.
The Bridger coal-fired electric power plant in Wyoming is the largest carbon emitter in the region. Under the EPA Clean Power Plan Wyoming will have to come up with a plan to reduce its carbon emissions by 2030 that may include trading with Idaho, whose customers get about 40 percent of their electricity from coal plants in surrounding states.
The Bridger coal-fired electric power plant in Wyoming is the largest carbon emitter in the region. Under the EPA Clean Power Plan Wyoming will have to come up with a plan to reduce its carbon emissions by 2030 that may include trading with Idaho, whose customers get about 40 percent of their electricity from coal plants in surrounding states.
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