04 - 16 - 2014 Snyder Co. electric generating plant closes in June
An electricity generating plant in Snyder County is set to close in June. Around 60 union employees at Sunbury Generation were told Monday they will no longer have a job. The coal generation plant in the Hummels Wharf area has been in operation since the 1940â²s. The company said new environmental regulations that take effect in 2015 will not make it cost-effective to continue operations.