Advertisement

Local News

News > Local News > City-County Council Removes IPL Coal Burning Resolution

City-County Council Removes IPL Coal Burning Resolution

The Indianapolis City-County Council removed Monday a resolution urging Indianapolis Power and Light to stop burning coal at its Harding Street plant by 2020.

This comes after IPL announced it will seek approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to convert the last of its coal-burning units to natural gas.  IPL already has approval to convert two other units from coal to natural gas.

If approved, IPL will phase out coal burning by 2016.

City-County Councilor At-Large Zach Adamson requested the council strike the resolution which it did.  Now, Adamson says he will introduce a new resolution at the next council meeting thanking IPL for its decision and recognizing the Power Indy Forward organization which worked to encourage IPL to phase out the burning of coal.

INDIANAPOLIS --An Indianapolis restaurant had to close on Sunday and it had nothing to do with the business or the...
ATLANTA -- Power has been restored to the world's busiest airport. The electricity is back on at Hartsfield-...
INDIANPOLIS- -Investigators found a man shot and killed Monday morning in what the Indianapolis Metropolitan...
MADISON COUNTY, Ind- -A crash in Madison County proves to be deadly. A woman from Markelville died on Saturday...
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ind- -A small plane crash in rural Franklin county, north of Batesville killed 3 people and even...