Thursday, April 25, 2013

L.A. City Council votes to move away from coal-fired energy

L.A. City Council votes to move away from coal-fired energy: In a 12-0 vote, the panel clears the way to begin converting a coal-fired plant in Utah to natural gas. But a DWP watchdog warns that the move could cost more then $650 million.

The Los Angeles City Council approved a plan Tuesday to begin moving away from coal-fired energy, despite warnings from a Department of Water and Power watchdog that the shift could cost more than $650 million.