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July 13, 2010 23:00 ET

Europe Extends Life of Fossil-Fuel Power Plants, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) -  Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- Fossil-fuel power plants have won an important stay of execution this week, following the ratification of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) by the European Parliament. The new directive will see the introduction of stricter levels of air pollution on industrial facilities, but thanks to a series of compromises, large combustion plants, including coal-, gas- and oil-fired power plants, will now have much longer to comply with the regulations.

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