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American Coal e-Newsletter Available

The October issue of the American Coal e-newsletter is now available. Click below for the latest news about America’s energy — coal. https://mailchi.mp/57d3bdfe4d97/heres-your-american-coal-newsletter-for-october?e=01527550f9

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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The Economic Impact of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

By FTI Consulting (August 30, 2018) — A trade war has been brewing between the U.S. and many other countries. What started as tariffs on 18 products in January 2018 has grown to encompass more than 10,000 products. The trade … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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NETL-Developed Sensors Helping Detect Rare Earth Elements in Coal Mining Waste

National Energy Technology Labs MORGANTOWN, WV (October 9, 2018) — NETL Researchers Paul Ohodnicki, Ph.D., and Dustin McIntyre, Ph.D., have worked with optical sensors and laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) for years, adapting their respective technologies to fit different applications. … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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The Make America First Case for Carbon Capture

By Beau Rothschild RealClearEnergy NEW YORK, NY (October 5, 2018) — Next month, United Nations scientists are set to report that we can no longer win the battle against climate change by reducing carbon emissions: we have to start draining those emissions … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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Coal Use Rises as Renewables Fall in U.S. Electricity Generation

By Ron Patterson Oil Price.com WASHINGTON, DC (October 3, 2018) – EIA released the latest edition of their Electric Power Monthly on September 25th, with data for July 2018. The table above shows the percentage contribution of the main fuel sources to … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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National Coal Council Approves Report for U.S. Secretary of Energy

“Power Reset: Optimizing the Existing U.S. Coal Fleet to Ensure a Reliable and Resilient Power Grid” National Coal Council WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 3, 2018) – Calling abundant, affordable and diverse domestic energy the underpin of economic prosperity, members of the … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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Energy Insecurity is a Problem for 1/3rd of U.S. Population

By L.M. Sixel Houston Chronicle HOUSTON (September 20, 2018) — Nearly one-third of U.S. households face energy insecurity at least once a year because they can’t afford to pay their bills or even turn on their heat or air conditioning. … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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Coal Lobby Pleased as Trump Nominates Ally McNamee to FERC

By Gavin Bade Utility Dive WASHINGTON, DC (October 4, 2018) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated Department of Energy official Bernard McNamee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), seeking to fill a vacant seat on the commission with … Continue reading

12. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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First They Came for Our Coal … Now They Want Our Hamburgers

Less meat, coal key to a cooler planet An accelerated withdrawal from coal and a change in the global diet away from meat are needed to limit global temperature rises to 1.5C, leaked copies of a major new ­climate report … Continue reading

05. October 2018 by Terry Headley
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Potential 25% China tariff on US coking coal sparks short-term concern

Singapore (Platts)–21 Jun 2018  A potential 25% tariff on US coking coals to China may have little long-term impact on most Chinese buyers, though concern about defaults on recent trades is mounting, market sources said. Earlier in June, the Chinese … Continue reading

21. June 2018 by Terry Headley
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