The state has revoked the operating permit for a proposed $2.8 billion coal gasification plant planned in Rockport. In its letter, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management says Indiana Gasification LLC requested last month the permit be withdrawn since no work has begun. The letter says the revocation will take effect on March 23, which is 18 days from when it was issued.
Once the permit is finally pulled, the state says Indiana Gasification LLC “will no longer have approval to operate any emission units at this source.”
You can view the full letter by clicking here.
At the end of 2013, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled the coal-to-gas project could move forward. It would've involved the state purchasing, then reselling the gas produced at the site.
Source: The Indiana Department of Environmental Management