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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

SF Closing Potrero Hill Power Plant Jan. 1 - KTVU

San Francisco's last fossil fuel-burning power plant will close on Jan. 1, state energy regulators and local officials announced Tuesday.
Mayor Gavin Newsom and officials from the California Independent System Operator, which runs the state's electrical grid, made the announcement at a 10 a.m. news conference at the plant, located at 1201 Illinois St.
"This is the last vestige of our industrial past, our polluting past," Newsom said. He thanked city and state officials and community groups who took part in extensive and, at times, contentious negotiations over the closure in recent years.

Read more at KTVU

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