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Allegheny County’s Last Coal-Fired Power Plant Is Closing

Andrey Andreyev

The last coal-fired power plant in Allegheny County is closing. The last day of power generation at Cheswick Generating Station was March 31st. For State Impact Pennsylvania, the Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier reports.

Read the full story: https://www.alleghenyfront.org/allegheny-countys-last-coal-fired-power-plant-is-closing-cheswick/

(Original air-date: 4/13/22)

Reid R. Frazier covers energy for The Allegheny Front. His work has taken him as far away as Texas and Louisiana to report on the petrochemical industry and as close to home as Greene County, Pennsylvania to cover the shale gas boom. His award-winning work has also aired on NPR, Marketplace and other outlets.