55ce7b28827e2.imageMay 4, 2016
Effingham Daily News
Newton Mayor Mark Bolander said Wednesday that Dynegy Inc.’s announcement this week that it is shutting down one of the two units at the Newton Power Plant came as little surprise. About 50 jobs will be lost, according to a company official. Bolander called last year’s closure of a Dynegy plant in Wood River “a wake-up call.” “But we still have an uneven playing field,” Bolander added. “There’s just no way a deregulated coal-fired plant can compete with a regulated plant.”…