MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (February 17, 2017) — Following the Senate confirmation of Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Jeff Keffer, the Chief Executive Office of Longview Power and Mepco Holdings issued the following statement:
“We are pleased the Senate has confirmed Mr. Pruitt to be the next EPA Administrator. He will make an exceptional head of EPA. Under his leadership, we expect the EPA to return to sensible environmental policies based on our existing laws that protect the environment and public health while recognizing the need for reliable and affordable clean coal-based electricity and the many jobs in the coal industry. “
About Longview Power
Longview Power and Mepco Holdings are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Longview Intermediate Holdings C. Longview Power operates a state-of-the-art 700 MW (net) power generating station that is the most efficient by heat rate and environmentally compliant coal-fired plant in the 13-state PJM Interconnection energy market. Mepco Holdings operates coal mining facilities that deliver minemouth coal directly by conveyor to Longview Power in addition to coal sales to other customers. For more information, please visit www.longviewpower.com.
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