Category Archives for Climate Change

Could carbon capturing make ‘clean coal’ a reality?

WASHINGTON, DC — Coal is still very much at the center of the debate on the future of energy. For some, the holy grail is a new type of technology that captures some coal carbon emissions. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien … Continue reading

28. June 2017 by Terry Headley
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Watch this ruling: It could affect coal and climate reviews across the West

By Stewart Leavenworth Belleville News-Democrat WASHINGTON — Any day now, a federal appeals court in Denver is expected to rule on a case with major repercussions for coal mining on western public lands, one that could potentially affect other energy … Continue reading

28. June 2017 by Terry Headley
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Are Coal Jobs up by 50K Since Last Year? Not Exactly

By Louis Jacobson On the one hand, coal is a high-carbon-emissions fuel that is at a disadvantage under the Paris agreement and could potentially benefit from the United States’ exit from the accord. On the other, some experts have said that … Continue reading

28. June 2017 by Terry Headley
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AMERICAN COAL COUNCIL STATEMENT ON PARIS ACCORD WITHDRAWAL

WASHINGTON, DC  June 2, 2017 – The announcement by President Trump of the decision to withdraw from the Paris accord is consistent with his earlier statements of concern about the agreement. After meetings with the G7 last week and further … Continue reading

02. June 2017 by Terry Headley
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ACCCE President Refutes Recent Report saying Regulations were not the Primary Cause of Coal Power Plant Retirements

By Paul Bailey – President & CEO America’s Power WASHINGTON, DC (May 9, 2017) — A recent report —“Can Coal Make a Comeback?”—asserts that environmental regulations are a secondary influence in decisions to retire coal-fired electric generating units.  We disagree with this … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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New Study Calls EPA’s Labeling of CO2 a Pollutant ‘Totally False’

By Michael Bastach   (Daily Caller) — A new study published by seasoned researchers takes aim at the heart of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authority to issue regulations to curb carbon dioxide emissions. The study claims to have “proven that it is … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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Spring Issue of the American Coal Magazine Now Available

  WASHINGTON, DC. – The Spring 2017 issue of the American Coal magazine has been shipped and is now available. It has also been sent in a convenient email “flip-book” format suitable for your hand-held devices. The new issue features articles from … Continue reading

31. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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If You are a SAHM, You Should Support Coal

A stay-at-home mom explains why others like her should be at the forefront of defending the coal industry.   

18. May 2017 by Terry Headley
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Some good news for local economies battered by the War on Coal

Bluefield Daily Telgraph (Apr 11, 2017) It is a common idea among many Americans that coal as a major industrial fuel is dead, or at least dying, and cleaner fuels, like wind and solar energy, and natural gas, are taking … Continue reading

14. April 2017 by Terry Headley
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Early Q1’17 data suggests coal bounce continued for three straight quarters

By  Taylor Kuykendall SNL (Tuesday, April 11, 2017) An early sample of 100 coal mines reporting first-quarter jobs and production data suggests the upward trend in production and employment continued through the first three months of the year. An earlier S&P … Continue reading

14. April 2017 by Terry Headley
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