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Mt. Tom coal plant to close in fall

Mt. Tom, one of the state’s remaining coal-fired power plants, will close for good by October.

The plant’s owner, GDF Suez Energy North America, notified the facility’s 28 employees Monday, spokeswoman Carol Churchill said. The 146-megawatt plant in Holyoke has stopped making electricity, but workers probably will remain employed until Oct. 1.

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