Dallas-based Luminant, the largest electric power generator in Texas, is reconsidering its decision to idle two coal-fired power plants after the Environmental Protection Agency proposed revisions Thursday that would ease the requirements of a new rule designed to curb air pollution.
But Luminant spokesman Allan Koenig said that the company is studying the EPA’s 97-page statement of proposed revisions and that “there’s just no way we know” without further analysis whether the changes might allow the power generator to keep the Monticello units operating near Mount Pleasant.
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