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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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Terry M. Jarrett: Trump Administration Aims to Take Coal High-Tech

By Terry Jarrett Editorial Submission Williamson Daily News Coal is in the news again, thanks to the Trump Administration. But this time there’s a new wrinkle. The administration is aiming for a high-tech approach that could appeal to climate change … Continue reading

21. June 2018 by Terry Headley
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Coal Rallies to Six-Year High as Heatwave Fires Up China Demand

By Ben Sharples Bloomberg The heat is on in the global coal market. Prices of Newcastle coal are at the highest level since 2012 after surging 24 percent since mid-April to $112.05 a metric ton on Thursday as China maintains … Continue reading

21. June 2018 by Terry Headley
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Trump Eyes Cold War Statute to Keep Coal Burning: Report

By Miranda Green The Hill  WASHINGTON, DC (April 19, 2018) – The Trump administration is looking into a Cold War-imposed statute to prop up U.S. coal plants, Bloomberg reports. The administration is considering implementing the 68-year-old Defense Production Act, which was … Continue reading

11. May 2018 by Terry Headley
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Pruitt Explains Plan for Scientific Transparency Initiative at EPA

By Brett Samuels   The Hill  WASHINGTON, DC (April 22, 2018) – Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt said Sunday he plans to increase transparency in how the department uses scientific analysis to create rules and regulations. Pruitt told radio host … Continue reading

11. May 2018 by Terry Headley
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May ACC Coal Q&A Webinar

An Innovative Carbon Capture and Sequestration Solution with Multiple Environmental Benefits Steve Milloy – Advisor, Necternal Tuesday, May 15, 2018 ~ 2-3 p.m. Eastern Interest in accelerating the development and deployment of technologies for CO2 emissions reduction is growing, as … Continue reading

11. May 2018 by Terry Headley
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ACC Comments Submitted to EPA on Coal Combustion Residuals from Electric Utilities

The American Coal Council submitted comments on April 30, 2018 in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule on Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) from electric utilities. ACC’s comments on CCR were made in the broad context of the importance … Continue reading

11. May 2018 by Terry Headley
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OSMRE is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Awards 

OSMRE Staff  WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 20, 2018) – The Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Awards are presented to coal mining companies that achieve the most exemplary coal mine reclamation in the nation. Past winners have demonstrated a commitment to sound … Continue reading

17. March 2018 by Terry Headley
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