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Reports with information of interest to the coal industry

2014 Coal Market Strategies – Domestic Development Session

Have you registered for the 2014 Coal Market Strategies Conference in Park City, Utah on August 11 – 13? During our two-day program, Session I presenters will focus on Domestic Developments. Coal / Gas Dynamics and Market Implications 2014 and … Continue reading

10. July 2014 by Jason Hayes
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New York coal proposal proves that energy prices matter

As a comment by Steve Everley on my LinkedIn profile recently noted, While Cuomo and his team speculate about hypotheticals, people in the real world need affordable energy. Steve then provided a link to this CapitalNewYork.com article, “A sign of a coal comeback … Continue reading

30. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Weekly coal deliveries up

Via Platts, Weekly coal carloads originated by US railroads jumped 4.6% on a year-over-year basis in the week ended May 24, as both BNSF Railway and CSX showed strong gains in weekly coal deliveries, according to data from the Association … Continue reading

30. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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“Sustainable and subsidy-free”

Honestly people, it would be difficult to make this stuff up. (I realize that this story is about a month old, but it definitely has staying power.) In an April 24 news release the office of New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, … Continue reading

29. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Regulatory burden stifling business

This U.S. Chamber blog post notes that increasingly complex  and expensive layers of regulation have gone well beyond the point of “establishing the rules of competition, ensuring a level playing field, governing participants behavior, and protecting consumers, public health and … Continue reading

29. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Indonesian production up 7% in 2014

Salva Report is forecasting Indonesian coal production will be up by 7% (34 Mt) to 526Mt, and that approximately half of that new production will be consumed domestically. Click here to read the full Salva article.

13. May 2014 by Jason Hayes
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EPA bypasses its Science Advisory Board to push anti-coal regs

A December 2013 Wall Street Journal article noted that, in its rush to push its anti-coal regulations forward, the EPA ignored objections from its own Science Advisory Board. Furthermore, the agency appears to have pushed the SAB to accept research … Continue reading

03. March 2014 by Jason Hayes
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SNL: Top-producing CAPP mines up production

Despite a host of regulatory and economic pressures, the 25 top-producing Central Appalachian coal mines were able to increase production by 9.8% in Q4 of 2013 (compared to Q4 of 2012). U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration data analyzed by … Continue reading

06. February 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Germany increasing coal

Amidst the Energiewende-based push to close nuclear plants and build increasing amounts of renewables to power German energy needs, Germans are looking more and more to coal to provide their electricity. As this RealClearEnergy.com article notes, German wind power sat essentially … Continue reading

30. January 2014 by Jason Hayes
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EPA Regs: A backdoor energy tax

Three Heritage Foundations scholars recently released a withering critique of the EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations for new power plants and the soon-to-come regulations for existing power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed greenhouse gas regulations for new power … Continue reading

30. January 2014 by Jason Hayes
Categories: Climate Change, Emissions, Energy, Environment, EPA, Industry Reports, Jobs, Policy, Regulation, USA | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on EPA Regs: A backdoor energy tax

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