Its sad news for some Ohio Valley workers after American Electric Power announces layoffs.
The company has started preparations to close the Kammer Plant in Marshall County.
AEP recently gave WARN notices to the workers there.
AEP owns five other coal-fired power plants that will close by the end of May as well.
The closures are happening to meet stricter federal emissions standards and will affect more than 250 workers.
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