New research on mercury pollution and landfills shifts focus away from power plants

June 19, 2001–Taking some of the blame from the shoulders of coal-fired power generating plants, a new study finds that municipal landfills are causing at least some of the mercury pollution in lakes of the Upper Midwest.

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 20, 2001 – Moving forward with a strategic initiative announced in April, PPL Corporation announced Wednesday that its Pennsylvania electricity delivery subsidiary has entered into a contract that protects its customers from the risk of higher energy costs for the remainder of this decade.


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