The number of premature deaths occurring from coal-related air pollution in Delhi could almost double in the next nine years, with 5,280 premature deaths.
There are going to be a lot of coal, and eventually gas, turbine generators decommissioned in the coming years. Those facilities and the transmission lines that lead out of them are hugely valuable resources that are going to be rehabbed. There’s no shortage of ideas for how to do it, primarily as energy storage.
With a bipartisan infrastructure bill set for a Thursday vote in the House, a campaign by business groups and some Senate Republicans to secure G.O.P. support may be the measure’s last hope.