West Virginia Coal Plants Need Upgrades. Three States Will Decide Their Fate.

They’ve towered over the region’s communities for decades. They generated the electricity for homes around the Ohio Valley. They burned coal, a fossil fuel Appalachia has in abundance. But three West Virginia coal-fired power plants owned by Ohio-based American Electric Power may be on borrowed time. The Mitchell Plant in Moundsville, the Mountaineer Plant in … Continue reading West Virginia Coal Plants Need Upgrades. Three States Will Decide Their Fate.