American Electrical Power adds the Big Sandy coal burners to its list of closures, according to the New York Times.
The move appears in line with plans AEP had announced last year. But plans to shut the iconic plant, located in coal country, had set off a chain of community protests in the region.
Bottom line, President Obama's administration is doing what he promised before being elected in 2008. He's making it too expensive to stay in business by producing electricity with coal, America's most plentiful energy resource.