Sparrows Point

From Global Energy Monitor

The buyer of the Sparrows Point steel mill told workers that it was considering adding a coal-fired power plant at the site of the mill, using the plant to power the mill, and selling excess electricity to the grid.[1]

As of August 2008, Maryland's air permitting agency has not received a draft air permit application and there is no expected timeline for the application.[2]

Project Details

Sponsor: Esmarck
Location: Baltimore County, Maryland
Size: Between 120 and 1000 megawatts (MW)
Type: To be decided
Status: Under study

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References

  1. Paul Adams, “Buyer of Sparrows Point Planning Major Expansion,” BaltimoreSun.com, August 7, 2007.
  2. "Stopping the Coal Rush", Sierra Club, accessed December 2007. (This is a Sierra Club list of new coal plant proposals.)

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