power plant http://tspr.org en Labor Agreements for FutureGen http://tspr.org/post/labor-agreements-futuregen <p>Backers of the proposed FutureGen power plant have reached an agreement with the leaders of 17 labor unions. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:44:04 +0000 Brian Mackey 51542 at http://tspr.org Labor Agreements for FutureGen Power Plant Opens for Tours http://tspr.org/post/power-plant-opens-tours <p>A Keokuk landmark opened its doors to the public over the weekend after being off-limits for more than a decade.</p><p>Plant Superintendent Larry Weiman says daily tours of Ameren Missouri&rsquo;s power plant on the Mississippi River were provided for years.</p><p>That is until the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011, when public access was denied.</p><p>That restriction was lifted for Saturday and Sunday.</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:18:04 +0000 Jason Parrott 17660 at http://tspr.org Power Plant Opens for Tours Bushnell Will Install Emission Controls at Power Plant http://tspr.org/post/bushnell-will-install-emission-controls-power-plant <p>Bushnell hoped to avoid spending the $650,000 for catalytic converters on the engines at its power plant. Mayor Steve Russell said the city keeps the plant as a back-up and doesn&#39;t run it regularly.<br /><br />However, maintaining the power plant brings in $25,000 monthly payments.<br /><br />Russell said the city buys electricity from a consortium, the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency. The agency makes those payments for the city&#39;s generating capacity. One condition is that the power plant meets EPA regulations. New regulations&nbsp; require the installation.<br /> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:08:52 +0000 James Lenz 13116 at http://tspr.org Bushnell Will Install Emission Controls at Power Plant