Gov. Steve Beshear, center in suit, spoke with Kentucky Utilities employees  at the E.W. Brown Generating Station in Mercer County after taking part in the announcement of a  pilot project to test removal of carbon-dioxide from emissions from coal-fired power plants on 7/21/2014. It is the first such project in Kentucky. The foundation for the unit is under development in the foreground.  Bill Estep photo
Gov. Steve Beshear, center in suit, spoke with Kentucky Utilities employees at the E.W. Brown Generating Station in Mercer County after taking part in the announcement of a pilot project to test removal of carbon-dioxide from emissions from coal-fired power plants on 7/21/2014. It is the first such project in Kentucky. The foundation for the unit is under development in the foreground. Bill Estep photo
Gov. Steve Beshear, center in suit, spoke with Kentucky Utilities employees at the E.W. Brown Generating Station in Mercer County after taking part in the announcement of a pilot project to test removal of carbon-dioxide from emissions from coal-fired power plants on 7/21/2014. It is the first such project in Kentucky. The foundation for the unit is under development in the foreground. Bill Estep photo

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