By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:05 PM
A repeat of last winter's deep freeze could lead to power blackouts in a states from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/27/14 08:35 AM
Somewhere, Woodrow Wilson is smiling. President Obama appears to have found a way around that pesky constitutional requirement of a two-thirds majority of the Senate approving U.S. treaties with foreign nations.
By Ron Arnold | 08/26/14 07:12 PM
When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal.
By Zack Colman | 08/26/14 08:44 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency hasn't made available key data used to craft its twin proposals to reduce carbon emissions from new and existing power plants, 13 Republican attorneys general said.
By Zack Colman | 08/22/14 08:10 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's staff said that Democrats are slamming the Kentucky Republican by taking comments he made earlier this week out of context.
08/22/14 05:08 AM
HEXIGTEN, China (AP) — Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle. Both day and night, the rumble of this power plant echoes across the ancient steppe, and its...
08/21/14 04:31 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority's board voted Thursday to retire the coal-fired Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis and replace it with a natural-gas facility, marking another step by the nation's largest utility to reduce its reliance on coal. CEO Bill Johnson said the $975...
By Zack Colman | 08/19/14 09:17 PM
The Obama administration has signaled that it might be more willing than Oregon and Washington to allow coal exports from the states.Â
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 11:42 PM
Fossil feuds are playing out across the country, and they span all types of energy.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 06:51 PM
An Oregon agency dealt a blow to the coal industry Monday night, denying a necessary permit for a proposed export terminal and boosting environmentalists' hopes of scuttling U.S. coal exports from the West Coast.
By Zack Colman | 08/18/14 04:36 PM
An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.
08/15/14 05:15 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An aging coal-fired power plant that Indianapolis' utility company had faced growing pressure to retire will be converted to cleaner-burning natural gas if state regulators endorse a revised plan the company announced Friday. Indianapolis Power & Light President and CEO...
By Zack Colman | 08/13/14 05:04 PM
The "social cost of carbon" has sparked criticism from the Right because they say it inflates the perceived benefits from regulating greenhouse gases.
By Paul Bedard | 08/12/14 03:03 PM
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's support for regulations on coal and a past comment that it is "very dirty" are fueling a new assault on the 2016 GOP front-runner.
08/08/14 07:30 PM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A trade group representing Kentucky's coal industry defended Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell on Friday after a published report said his wife is a board member of an organization that has spent $50 million to close coal-fired power plants. Yahoo News reported that Elaine...
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