By Ashe Schow | 12/11/13 02:39 PM
Sierra Club officials praised the planned closures of one-third of America's coal plants over the next decade, further promoting the “war on coal.” Rather than promote other forms of energy in an effort to compete coal out of the market, the Sierra Club seems to be more interested in...
By Ashe Schow | 12/05/13 04:37 PM
What Republicans (and some Democrats) have said would result from coal plant closures due to Environmental Protection Agency regulations - and cheaper natural gas - has been proven in a new study from a prominent research group. The Brattle Group, which produces complex economic studies meant...
By Ashe Schow | 12/02/13 01:33 PM
Power regulators across the country have requested that the Environmental Protection Agency provide states flexibility in determining how to comply with upcoming carbon emissions regulations for existing coal-fired power plants. The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners...
By Paul Bedard | 12/02/13 01:12 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a fight to retain his Kentucky Senate seat, is getting a boost from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in the form of a new ad playing up the Republican's efforts to save the state's coal industry that's under fire from President Obama's environmental...
By Ron Arnold | 11/27/13 12:54 PM
Let’s face it, President Obama and his administration's appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency are deliberately and methodically destroying the coal industry for ideological and political reasons.
11/20/13 04:28 PM
The European Union’s proposed fuel-quality directive, designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, could hurt prospects for the proposed Keystone XL project, which aims to link Canadian tar sands and refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast, an official said Tuesday.
11/20/13 09:47 AM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Four percent of underground equipment in West Virginia coal mines are fitted with detectors that automatically shut down mobile machinery when people get too close, according to a state survey.
By Editorial Writer | 11/19/13 05:01 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials have stalled for two years on providing Congress and the American people with the scientific evidence — peer-reviewed studies, analytical papers and databases — that would justify regulations targeting the coal industry.
11/18/13 09:16 AM
The coal industry needs to change rapidly to help prevent global warming by leaving most of the fuel in the ground and closing the least efficient power plants, the top climate official at the United Nations said. Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on...
11/17/13 01:53 PM
CHICAGO — The Illinois Pollution Control Board will decide this week whether to give a Houston company extra time to install pollution controls at five Illinois coal-fired power plants that it doesn't even own yet, a scenario that underscores the uncertainty facing an industry squeezed by...
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