Indianapolis Power & Light

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Within the next decade, nine coal plants in Indiana are expected to close or partially shut down. While that may mean cleaner air, it can also have repercussions for the towns that host these plants. In the first in our two-part series, we look at how the transition away from coal could play out in the southern Indiana town of Petersburg.

Indianapolis Power & Light plans to close two of its four coal units at its Petersburg plant by 2023. But environmentalists say IPL needs to move away from coal more quickly.