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June 19, 2012 06:15 ET

AEP Withdraws Request to Build Scrubber at Kentucky's Big Sandy Unit 2, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Jun 19, 2012) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Kentucky Power Company (Frankfort, Kentucky), a unit of American Electric Power Company (NYSE:AEP) (Columbus, Ohio), withdrew its application to install $940 million of flue gas desulphurization (FGD) equipment to reduce sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions at its Big Sandy Power Station Unit 2 generator in eastern Kentucky. On May 31, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (Frankfort, Kentucky) granted the utility's request.

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