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Even West “By God” Virginia Says No To Lying, Cheating Coal Companies

FirstEnergy, a large utility company in America's heartland, has withdrawn a plan that would have forced rate payers to subsidize an aging coal fired generating station in West Virginia -- a small victory on the road toward renewable energy.
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