Wednesday Mar 12
Italian Judge Orders Shutdown Of Coal Plant Following Deaths And Disease
In this Dec. 3, 2009 file photo smoke billows from a chimney of the cooling towers of a coal-fired power plant in Dadong, Shanxi province, China.
Tirreno Power shuts down Liguria plant after court seizure
Genoa, March 11 - Italian electricity provider Tirreno Power began shutting down the coal-fired units at its Vado Ligure plant in Italy's northwestern Liguria region on Tuesday after a judge ordered their seizure for allegedly exceeding emission limits.
Power plant accused of killing 400 people in northern Italy
Vado Ligure, February 18 - The chief prosecutor of the northern Italian port city Savona has publicly accused a local power plant of killing 400 people from 2000 to 2007 through toxic emissions.