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FutureGen Gets Key US Energy Department Approval

The Energy Department issued its 25-page approval of the $1.65 billion plan that would refit a coal-fired power plant in western Illinois.

01/17/2014

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New Hope for FutureGen in Morgan County

The alliance is a group of coal companies and other firms planning to use $1 billion in federal funds to refit a coal-fired power plant in Morgan County with technology that would capture carbon dioxide from the coal

12/20/2011

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Ameren Pulls Out of FutureGen Alliance

Ameren says it will still maintain the plant so it can be retrofitted for the plant.

11/28/2011

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FutureGen Seeks Option on Ameren Power Plant

The FutureGen Alliance that has included St. Louis-based Ameren Corp. said Monday that the utility won’t continue its cooperative agreement for the project past the end of this year.

11/28/2011

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More FutureGen Hearings Planned Before Decision

A second round of hearings are scheduled for next spring.

06/10/2011

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FutureGen Site Decision Expected Soon

The Department of Energy is financing most of the $1.2 billion project.

02/14/2011

FutureGen narrows potential carbon sites to 4

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The companies working with the U.S. Department of Energy to develop the FutureGen clean-coal project say they’ve cut the list of six potential carbon dioxide storage sites to four.

12/20/2010