Major Coal Plant to Close, Transform into Green Community?

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Good news from Alexandria, Virginia: Its dirty GenOn coal plant, which has drawn the ire of residents and activists, is shutting down next year. The plant had failed to comply with Clean Air Act standards for years, and occupied some of the city’s prime waterfront space to boot. A recent report confirmed that the plant wasn’t ne…Read the full story on TreeHugger