Coal plant will not be built near Capitol City

Coal plant will not be built near Capitol City

POSTED: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 5:30pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 5:34pm

Louisiana Generating has scrapped plans for a proposed coal plant near Baton Rouge.

The company withdrew all permit and construction applications earlier today.

The move comes after concerns about the cost of coal energy versus natural gas.

The plant was first announced back in 2007.

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