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July 9, 2013

Coal-fired electricity generation to decline

Whether Kentucky likes it or not

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FRANKFORT —

Peters seemed resigned to a declining dependence on coal, but he cautioned against abandoning the fuel altogether.

“Whether we like it or not, we are not going to be 90-percent dependent on coal 15 years from now,” Peters said. “But we don’t want to be at zero either.”

Ronnie Ellis writes for CNHI News Service and is based in Frankfort. Reach him at rellis@cnhi.com. Follow CNHI News Service stories on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cnhifrankfort.

 

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