Trouble in Paradise: TVA studies whether to close more coal plants

TVA eyes uncertain future for Paradise, Bull Run coal plants

TVA's Paradise Fossil Plant is located near Drakesboro,Ky.

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Coal cutbacksTVA either has shut down 32 of the 59 coal-fired units it once operated:and is considering whether to shut down two more.Shut down* 4 units at John Sevier in Tennessee* 8 units at Widows Creek in Alabama* 10 units at Johnsonville in Tennessee* 3 units at Allen in Memphis* 5 units at the Colbert plant in Alabama* 2 units at Paradise in KentuckyUnder review* 1 unit at Paradise in Kentucky* 1 unit at Bull Run near Oak RidgeStill operating* 2 units at Cumberland near Nashville* 9 units at Kingston in Tennessee* 4 units at Gallatin in Tennessee* 1 unit at Paradise in Kentucky* 9 units at Shawnee in TennesseeSource: Tennessee Valley Authority

While President Donald Trump proposed last week to ease carbon emission standards for power plants to help revive the U.S.