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EPA planning ‘inside the fence’ replacement for Clean Power Plan

By Annalee Armstrong and Taylor Kuykendall SNL WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appears set to replace the broadly scoped Clean Power Plan with a narrower rule requiring generators to make plant-specific thermal efficiency improvements to coal-fired facilities, according to a former … Continue reading

03. August 2017 by Terry Headley
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New Climate “Hero” China Building Hundreds of Coal Plants

By William F. Jasper                                        The New American The People’s Republic of China, the undisputed Pollution King of the world, is ramping … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Clean coal has hit a speedbump, but it remains essential

By William F. Shughart II  Washington Examiner                                                                                                                     The Kemper County, Miss., power plant, once heralded as the future of clean coal, has become the poster child for its struggles. Over-budget and mired in technical problems, the Southern Company, Kemper’s builder, … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Whitewashing the Impact of Regulations on Coal

By Dan Byers US Chamber of Commerce The War on Coal is well and truly over, but a peculiar debate over its impact lingers on. Revisionist history is central to this debate, with some folks now suggesting that the coal … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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U.S. coal exports have increased over the past six months

Coal exports for the first quarter of 2017 were 58% higher than in the same quarter last year, with steam coal exports increasing by 6 million short tons (MMst) and metallurgical coal exports increasing by 2 MMst. Most of these … Continue reading

28. July 2017 by Terry Headley
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Trump readies slew of new orders targeting EPA

By JOHN SICILIANO Washington Examiner (2/21/17) President Trump is planning to issue executive orders this week to begin rolling back the centerpiece of President Obama‘s climate change agenda with several other regulations. Trump is expected to soon issue the orders … Continue reading

23. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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Without Clean Power Plan, coal dominates US power generation until 2032

By JUDY HISLOP  WASHINGTON, DC (February 14, 2017) – The mix of fuels used to generate electricity in the United States has changed in response to differences in the expected cost of fuels and electricity-generating technology costs and their deployment, … Continue reading

23. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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ACC Applauds Action on Stream Rule

WASHINGTON, DC  (February 3, 2017)– The congressional action this week to strike down the “Stream Protection Rule” issued December 19, 2016 by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement is a welcome step in the … Continue reading

06. February 2017 by Terry Headley
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Rick Perry Might Convert the Department of Energy Into an Energy Leader

Rod Adams, December 28, 2016 President-Elect Trump’s choice of Rick Perry to run the Department of Energy is good news for people who believe–or want to believe–that the federal government’s Department of Energy was formed at the end of the 1970s because … Continue reading

03. January 2017 by Terry Headley
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US coal shows strength after production increased 6.6% from 2015

https://www.snl.com/InteractiveX/article.aspx?CDID=A-38515950-11566&KPLT=4 SNL, 11/29/2016 According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, total U.S. coal production for the week ended Nov. 19 picked up 6.6% year over year to 17.2 million tons, from 16.2 million tons during the same period … Continue reading

10. December 2016 by Terry Headley
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