St. Louis Electric Bills Could Jump Up to 60%

St. Louis Electric Costs Could Jump 40% to 60%

St. Louis Business JournalSt. Louis Electric Costs Could Jump 40% to 60%

Date: Monday, June 13, 2011, 7:12am CDT

Environmental regulations that could make coal-fired electric generating plants more expensive to operate could hike electric bills an estimated 40 percent to 60 percent in 2014, the Chicago Tribune reports. Policymakers are looking for alternative power sources, as many of the plants are expected to be closed.

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