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E-M:/ Smokeless power plant in Holland needs more talk

HOLLAND -- City Council members want more time to decide whether to study the feasibility of taking carbon dioxide generated by the city's James DeYoung power plant and burying it in rock formations more than a mile underground.

On a 6-2 vote Wednesday, the council tabled for two weeks a decision on approving contracts with three companies that would work with the Board of Public Works on a proposed carbon dioxide sequestration project.

Most who supported the delay say greater public input on the project is needed.


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