Press Release

ELPC Statement on Dynegy Corp’s Acquisition of Ameren’s Illinois Coal Fleet

On Thursday’s news that Dynegy Corp. has agreed to purchase Ameren’s merchant coal plant portfolio, Howard Learner, Executive Director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center released the following statement:

“Dynegy criticized granting Ameren a variance that would allow delays in modernizing Ameren’s coal plants.  We will strongly encourage Dynegy to commit to promptly clean up the Ameren coal plants it’s buying, unless Dynegy plans to shut them down.