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February 02, 2012 06:35 ET

MATS Forces FirstEnergy to Close Six Coal-Fired Plants This Year, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Feb 2, 2012) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The recently finalized Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) rule from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C.) will force Midwestern utility giant FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) (Akron, Ohio) to close six coal-fired power plants with aggregate generating capacity of 2,689 megawatts (MW) by September 1, 2012.

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