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Work stalled, but PG&E expects to tear down old power plant by year's end

Work stalled, but PG&E expects to tear down old power plant by year's end »Play Video

Work on dismantling the abandoned Kern Power Plant off Rosedale Highway has stalled while Cal-OSHA completes its investigation into a worker's death in June 2012. However, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. spokeswoman Katie Allen said Wednesday that utility officials expect the old power plant to be torn down by the end of the year.