A virtually unknown company has a $1.4 billion plan to extend the life of New Mexico’s largest coal-fired power plant by installing carbon capture. Critics say it’s likely to be a costly distraction from the state’s just transition.
Drought and supply chain problems have left the state short on renewable power, while rising gas prices and a carbon capture plan have prolonged the life of the coal-fired power plant at the heart of the landmark law.
A Southwest Virginia effort to supply brewers with locally grown barley aims to limit shipping-related emissions and offer an opportunity for farmers during what’s usually the fallow season.
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