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Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

President-elect Trump will likely start rolling back eight years of Obama administration climate regulations and restrictions on coal, oil and gas development The U.S. may be on the cusp of a stark turning point in energy and climate policy with … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, coal, Coal Fundamentals, Energy, Energy Trading, enviro, Mining, Permits, Policy, Power Generation, Stream Buffer Zone Rule | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Four Critical Energy Issues to Watch in 2017

ACC Issues Statement on Case-Western Study Findings: Study’s Findings Don’t Reflect the Regulatory Reality 

WASHINGTON, DC (October 20, 2016)– A recent analysis by the Great Lakes Energy Institute (GLEI), of Case Western Reserve University, concludes the decline of the nation’s coal industry over the past eight years has been due to market forces and … Continue reading

30. October 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: American Coal Council, Cap & Trade, carbon, CCP, CCUS, Climate Change, CO2, coal, CPP, Energy, Energy Trading, enviro, EPA, Mercury, Mining, NSPS GHG, Policy, sequestration | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on ACC Issues Statement on Case-Western Study Findings: Study’s Findings Don’t Reflect the Regulatory Reality 

The Reality of Regulatory Costs

URL: http://www.countoncoal.org/2016/10/26/3497 (October, 2016) — In a Facebook interview last week, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy acknowledged the obvious: her support for the environmental left’s “keep it in the ground” policy (“I think we share the same goal”), that coal state … Continue reading

30. October 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: carbon, Climate Change, CO2, Emissions, Energy, enviro, Environment, EPA, Policy, Power Generation | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Reality of Regulatory Costs

Scientists Accidentally Turned CO2 Into Ethanol

URL: http://energy.gov/articles/scientists-accidentally-turned-co2-ethanol (October 21, 2016) — In a new twist for waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon dioxide, a … Continue reading

30. October 2016 by Terry Headley
Categories: carbon, CCS, CCUS, Climate Change, CO2, coal, Emissions, Energy, enviro, Mining, NSPS GHG, Policy, sequestration | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Scientists Accidentally Turned CO2 Into Ethanol

Radio ads question climate concerns – recognize value of coal

The ICSC has released a series of radio ads in Washington, DC on WTOP and WMAL. The text of the ads is… “President Obama wants to eliminate coal, our cheapest electricity source, in a vain attempt to control Earth’s climate. Power … Continue reading

15. January 2016 by Jason Hayes
Categories: Beltway & Beyond, Climate Change, CO2, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Power Generation | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Radio ads question climate concerns – recognize value of coal

EPA’s Clean Power Plan Does Not Deserve Judicial Respect

Ed note: This article was originally published in Issue 2, 2015 of American Coal Magazine. By: William Yeatman, CEI On August 3rd, President Obama announced his administration’s signature global warming policy, known as the Clean Power Plan. In the simplest … Continue reading

17. December 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Boundary Dam project – proving that coal-fueled energy is clean

This NatGeo article on the Boundary Dam project in Saskatchewan is a good, fast look at one attempt to employ carbon capture and storage technologies as a means of addressing CO2 emissions from coal-fueled energy. Boundary Dam extracts 90 percent of … Continue reading

16. October 2015 by Jason Hayes
Categories: Canada, CCS, CCT, CO2, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Power Generation, Utilities | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Boundary Dam project – proving that coal-fueled energy is clean

A renewable fantasy

This July 6th WSJ editorial on the fantasy of relying on renewable energy is a must read. Here’s a few good quotes from the article to get you started. Recently Bill Gates explained in an interview with the Financial Times why … Continue reading

24. July 2015 by Jason Hayes
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Sierra Club proud they’re putting miners out of work

I was recently interviewed by CNS News and asked for comment on the joint Sierra Club, Bloomberg media event (held on April 8th). In this event former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg and senior Sierra Club staffers, like CEO Michael Brune, exulted in their … Continue reading

12. April 2015 by Jason Hayes
Categories: agenda, Climate Change, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Jobs, Mining, Policy, Power Generation, Regulation, Utilities | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Sierra Club proud they’re putting miners out of work

Coal states brace for plant closures & lost jobs

As the EPA’s anti-coal regulations get nearer to implementation, states that rely on coal for electricity and jobs are bracing for the massive economic and social impacts. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

08. December 2014 by Jason Hayes
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