For immediate release: Mar 24, 2009
Posted by: [GOV]
Contact: Jane Jankowski
Phone: 317/232-1622

Indiana advances leadership in clean coal technology

INDIANAPOLIS (March 24, 2009) - Indiana's leadership in homegrown clean energy production moved another step forward today when Governor Mitch Daniels signed into law a measure that will bring new generation substitute natural gas technology to the state, provide billions in savings to energy customers and create 1,000 construction and 500 permanent jobs in southern Indiana.

"Edwardsport establishes our unique leadership in producing electricity from clean coal. Rockport will be first in gas from clean coal. In concert, these two facilities will make Indiana the world's clean coal leader," said Daniels.

The governor announced in October 2006 that a substitute natural gas company intended to build a facility in southern Indiana that would produce pipeline quality substitute natural gas (SNG). The proposed plant, to be located in Rockport, would:

SNG facts

Project History


Audio from today's bill signing can be found at this address:


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