- Associated Press - Sunday, May 8, 2016

LITCHFIELD, Mich. (AP) - A utility that serves five southern Michigan communities plans to shut down its coal-burning power plant on May 31.

The Daily Reporter of Coldwater reports (http://bit.ly/1T6bFM9) the Michigan South Central Power Agency will end operations at the 55-megawatt Endicott power plant. Officials have said cost is the reason for shutting down the plant. Plans call for the plant to be demolished after it is decommissioned.

The three-decade old plant has 65 employees who will be out of work. The plant serves Coldwater, Hillsdale, Marshall, Clinton and Union City.

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Information from: The Daily Reporter, http://www.thedailyreporter.com

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