Los Angeles is finally ditching coal — and replacing it with another polluting fuel

Intermountain Power Plant
Intermountain Power Plant outside Delta, Utah, is a major source of electricity for Los Angeles. It’s scheduled to close in 2025 as the city moves away from coal as a power source.
(Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

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Sammy Roth covers energy for the Los Angeles Times. He previously reported for the Desert Sun in Palm Springs. He grew up in Westwood and would very much like to see the Dodgers win the World Series.