American Electric Power ordered to make $4.6B in pollutant cuts

10/11/2007 | Engineering News-Record

American Electric Power, of Columbus, Ohio, has agreed to reduce 813,000 tons of air pollutants at 16 of its coal-fired powerplants annually as part of the largest environmental enforcement settlement in U.S. history. The cost of the reduction will be more than $4.6 billion, and AEP will also pay a $15 million penalty and spend $60 million on projects to mitigate the impact of past emissions.

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