South Korea mulls shutting down ageing coal plants

Published 08:36 on June 1, 2016  /  Last updated at 08:41 on June 1, 2016  /  Asia Pacific, South Korea  /  No Comments

South Korea is considering shutting down coal plants that have run for more than 40 years in an effort to combat growing air pollution, the government said Wednesday, a move that would also dent in the nation’s CO2 emissions output.

South Korea is considering shutting down coal plants that have run for more than 40 years in an effort to combat growing air pollution, the government said Wednesday, a move that would also dent in the nation’s CO2 emissions output.

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