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Sierra Sues Luminant
Sierra Club targets one of nation's 'dirtiest coal plants'
"...the Environmental Integrity Project, filed a federal lawsuit against Luminant (formerly TXU), operator of the coal-fired Martin Lake power..."

Sept. 10, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Thinking Beyond Coal
Coal mines are mucking up the environment, from the Appalachian mountains to the outskirts of Austin
"...Just outside Elgin, residents like Woods who live near Luminant's Three Oaks Mine deal with a seldom-mentioned cost of..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

SOS Wilson: Going Already?
Perry loyalist, former Gramm man steps down as Secretary of State
"...State Phil Wilson has announced he's quitting to join Luminant, the energy production arm of Energy Future Holdings Corp.,..."

June 13, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 State stories
Molly, Please Come Back, We Need You!
"...sold itself, took on a new name (Energy Future Holdings/Luminant), and green-washed its image with a slick ad campaign..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature by Amy Smith

Top 10 Environmental Stories
The state dealt with a drought as the city took on some prickly issues
"...TxDOT, he was a lobbyist and senior VP of Luminant Energy...."

Jan. 3, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Keeping Busy
Armendariz moves from the EPA to the Sierra Club, still defending the environment
"...a large number of coal-fired power plants owned by Luminant, as well as a few other operators – had..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

"...coal plants in the nation, according to new reports. TXU-Luminant's Big Brown plant near Mount Pleasant topped the list...."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Feature

Unrealized Opportunities: Ester Matthews on the Austin Climate Protection Program
Ester Matthews reflects on the progress of the ACPP
"...we contacted Bluebonnet and [Pedernales Electric Cooperative] and TXU [Luminant], and we did get them to tell us how..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Feature

Appliance rebates, solar panel projects, and more
"...the country's 10 most prolific mercury-spewing power plants, with Luminant's Martin Lake facility in Husk County taking the No...."

April 2, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

PUC Gathering the Western Wind
A new source for electricity is on the wind
"...include companies such as ExxonMobil, Chev­ron, ConocoPhillips, Halliburton, and Luminant (formerly TXU), which profit from coal or natural-gas-generated energy...."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Beyond City Limits
"...Not surprisingly, big utilities profiting from cheap coal, including Luminant (formerly TXU) and San Antonio's municipal utility, are lining..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
" prodding Dallas utility TXU, now doing business as Luminant, to solidify its commitment to cancel applications to build..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature

Coal News: Sierra Club Still Watching TXU, Ranks of Greenhouse-Gas Reduction Accord Grow, and Coal-Fired Power Plant Investments Protested
" prodding Dallas utility TXU, now doing business as Luminant, to solidify its commitment to cancel applications to build..."

Nov. 21, 2007 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
"...(expected to exacerbate regional smog, mercury, and greenhouse-gas pollution), Luminant, a TXU subsidiary, (along with Shell WindEnergy) announced plans..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature

Nuclear, Coal, & Wind in Texas
"...for an Oak Grove coal plant, but its subsidiary Luminant now plans to throw some wind power into the..."

Aug. 8, 2007 Kill-A-Watt Post

Sorry, I Thought You Were Someone Else
TXU is changing its name. That'll help global warming.
"...into three components. First, its production component will become Luminant Energy, then its delivery people (the cables and repairs..."

May 7, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

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