Don't stop Holland's clean coal project

Haveman, Joe
February 2009
Grand Rapids Business Journal;2/23/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p16
The author calls on Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm not to stop the James De Young coal plant expansion project of the Holland Board of Public Works (BPW) after she ordered the state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to review such projects. He believes that Granholm's directive will lost needed jobs amid the high unemployment rate. He stresses that the project should not put on hold just because it takes place at a coal plant. He adds that the U.S. Department of Energy grant reflects that the new plant will have zero-emission.


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