Idaho Power http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Controversy over upgrades at Jim Bridger highlights coal's uncertain future http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/controversy-over-upgrades-jim-bridger-highlights-coals-uncertain-future <p>The Idaho Public Utilities Commission conditionally approved a request from Idaho Power to upgrade the Jim Bridger Power Plant in Rock Springs, Wyoming.</p><p></p><p><br />The upgrades will reduce nitrous oxide emissions from the plant, but some environmental groups say the $130 million investment isn’t cost-effective because stricter regulation of coal-fired power is likely in the near future.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:46:21 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 50874 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Controversy over upgrades at Jim Bridger highlights coal's uncertain future