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Power Plant In Alexandria Shut Down

11:46 AM, Oct 1, 2012   |    comments
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA) -- Monday, the power plant in Alexandria on the Potomac River officially shut down. The Gen-On Potaomac River Generating Station was called the Mirant Power Plant for years.

Under a deal with the city of Alexandria, Gen-On agreed to shut down the plant by Monday. 

It should alleviate health and environmental concerns in the area.

In exchange, the city will return about $32 million to the company.

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