“Within the last few months, most of the planned coal plants in the United States have been cancelled, denied permits, or been involved in protracted litigation. Accordingly, the company submits that IPP 3, Bridger 5, and the IGCC option at Jim Bridger, are no longer viable options for the 2012 and 2014 time frame, respectively.”

— power company Pacificorp, in a Nov. 28 filing to the Utah Public Service Commission, announcing revocation of plans for two coal-fired power plants in southwest Wyoming