Coal piles at power plantRevolutionary coal power plant a potential game changer. A new coal-fired power plant is being built in Mississippi at a cost of $5.2 billion. It will be the first of its kind to transform coal into gas, burn the gas to generate electricity, then capture and pump the carbon dioxide emissions underground. If successful, it could lead the way for clean coal use in the production of electricity. For the full story from the Bloomberg News website, click here.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.