Latest Corsicana Stories

2008-07-30 12:00:00

By Janet Jacobs, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 30--The second proposed power plant, Navarro Energy Center, is through the first hurdle in the state permitting process, and is now entering the public hearing stage. The public will have until Aug. 25 to send letters or comments to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, either opposing or supporting the power plant's construction in southern Navarro County. The parent company, Babcock and Brown, is a San Francisco-based firm...

2008-07-13 12:00:25

By Bob Belcher, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 13--Navarro College Trustees will vote Thursday on the question of supporting county tax abatements and water sales by the City of Corsicana to the two proposed gas-fired power plants in Navarro County. Dr. Richard Sanchez, college district president, said the item was placed on the board's agenda after trustees heard a presentation from Lee McCleary, city and county economic development director, at the board's June meeting. McCleary was...

2008-07-10 12:01:10

By Janet Jacobs, Corsicana Daily Sun, Texas Jul. 10--A second proposed Navarro County power plant has filed for an air emissions permit in Austin. The Navarro Generating LLC requested a state permit on June 27, according to Andrea Morrow, spokeswoman for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. The plant wants to use natural gas to generate about 690 megawatts of power, which would be about half the size of the proposed Pin Oak Creek Energy plant, which is also seeking an air...

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