The following video is from Thursday's Digging for Value, in which host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool energy analysts, Taylor Muckerman and Joel South, get to the heart of the biggest stories in energy investing today.
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It's no secret that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was prepared to crack down on coal-fired power plants due to the harmful emissions they produce. This week, we learned just how far the EPA is willing to go in terms of its regulations. With many utilities realizing that current coal technology won't cut it, one in particular has made progress toward commercial scale carbon capture and storage. Tune in below to see which high yielding utility is addressing key issues and which ones still have work to do.
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